University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Prescribing Studies

This course is open to registered pharmacists with at least 2 years post registration experience in a clinical, patient facing role.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be registered as a pharmacist with either the GPhC or the PSNI, and have a minimum of 2 years post registration experience in a clinical, patient facing role. The University requires the written support of an employer (unless self-employed) to undertake this course, and they must have the support and agreement from a suitably experienced medical doctor in their chosen field of clinical practice who is willing and eligible to act as a Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP) for the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing. Those applying from outside the UK/EU must provide written evidence of a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent), and must be employed in an appropriate role within the UK to be able to meet the GPhC requirements for the learning in practice elements of the course. At the discretion of the course leader all potential students may be required to participate in a telephone interview with the course leader or deputy leader to confirm their eligibility for the course.

Course modules

Modules include: consultation, decision making assessment and review; influences on and psychology of prescribing; prescribing in a team context; applied therapeutics; evidence based practice and clinical governance; legal policy, professional and ethical aspects; prescribing in the public health context.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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Key information

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