University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Pharmacy Practice (General)

This programme is for registered pharmacists working in hospital, primary care or community pharmacy; the course aims to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills in clinical pharmacy practice and medicines management to support the development of pharmacists as general level practitioners following registration; the course focuses on student-centred learning in the workplace supported by facilitated study days at which students share their experiences and learn from one another.

Entry requirements

Registered pharmacists working in an accredited training centre in either the managed sector or community pharmacy; students require a practice tutor to assess their work-based practice, either a senior pharmacist employed in the workplace or provided by the University; access to information technology facilities able to support the university's learning management system is essential.

Assessment methods

Performance assessment using a competence framework of general level practice supported by a practice portfolio; coursework designed to reflect workplace practice (such as clinical audit, critical appraisal of literature, service development, patient consultation); a number of presentation of results including oral, poster and written; objective structured clinical examination; a multiple choice examination.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a limited number of scholarships each year to qualified International students each year; these awards are based on academic merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,650 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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