University of Reading

University of Reading

Pharmacy Practice

* Ensures that your training meets the requirements of the NHS * A collaborative programme between local NHS pharmacy services and the University * Responsive to the UK government's national objectives * Reflects the local context in which pharmacists work, and the changing needs of patients * Aligned to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Foundation Pharmacy Framework **Pharmacy at Reading** The University of Reading has an established reputation for research into the application of chemical, clinical, pharmaceutical and pharmacological expertise to areas of therapeutic and biological importance. There is a collaborative environment across the University. In particular, the School of Pharmacy has become integrated with the Brain Embodiment Laboratory (BEL) following a £300,000 investment to establish electrophysiology/tissue culture facilities and expand collaborations with computational neuroscientists. We have a range of fantastic research facilities, including the £4m Chemical Analysis Facility. This provides access to a wide range of modern equipment and expertise essential for modern chemical and pharmaceutical research and our burgeoning activity at the chemistry-biology interface. Strong links with industry allow access to industrial laboratories and facilities to support your research. Many of our staff hold external appointments at various national and international research committees, which provide additional opportunities for participation in conferences and other networking events. **Centre for Inter-Professional Postgraduate Education and Training (CIPPET)** CIPPET aims to provide postgraduate programmes that respond to the current and emerging needs of healthcare professionals. This is achieved through the provision of Continuing Professional Development up to master's level courses. The current programmes address the needs of foundation and advanced practitioners including taught inter-professional programmes, independent prescribing, distance learning and workplace-based learning.

Course modules

There are four compulsory modules: * Introduction to Foundation Pharmacy Practice * Foundation stage 2 module A - Literature searching and evaluation * Foundation stage 2 module B - Practice based audit or service evaluation * Foundation stage 2 module C - Service improvement and innovation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Foundation Part-time September 2018 GBP 1,350 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 36 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
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01183785289