University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Clinical Pharmacy

During the course students will cover principles of clinical pharmacy and a range of therapeutic areas. These include cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, dermatology, infections, dermatology, CNS, oncology and palliative care. The Master's project allows students to research an area of particular personal interest and relevance to their practice. We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include lectures, group work, directed reading, research, tutorials and online tutor support. Our academic team deliver lectures and tutorials, with regular support from expert speakers based in local and national NHS organisations.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree in pharmacy from an institution recognised as registerable by the general pharmaceutical council (GhPC); registration and employment as a pharmacist in the UK.

Course modules

Modules include: Diploma level 1: Clinical pharmacy 1; background concepts to clinical pharmacy; clinical pharmacy 2; cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal therapeutics. Diploma level 2: Clinical pharmacy 3; CNS, endocrine and infection clinical pharmacy 4; oncology, rheumatology and dermatology. Master's stage: Research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 300 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sunderland SR1 3SD North East

Key information

Student Helpline
Telephone number: 
0191 515 3000