University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Clinical and Health Services Pharmacy

The programme aims to develop pharmacists who can act as role models in both the performance and future development of clinical services and health service management; the programme serves to enhance students' clinical knowledge, teaching them to optimise drug therapy and develop their problem solving skills; a variety of health services issues are explored, including health economics, patient perspectives on health and organisational influences on health care; teaching methods include small group tutorials, workshops and experience-based learning at the University and in hospitals guided by experienced practitioners and work place tutors.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or the equivalent in pharmacy; a minimum of IELTS 6.5,TOEFL, a minimum of: 575 paper-based, 230 computer-based.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical pharmacy practice and therapeutics; medicines management and practice research; healthcare management; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Sponsorship information

NHS employees in the north west will have a percentage of their fees paid for them by the North West Workforce Development project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time - 24 months
MSc Part-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740