The Pharmacy Practice PGDip helps registered pharmacists working in community, primary or secondary care practice develop the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of developments in pharmacy practice. This course will equip you to provide pharmaceutical care to patients, manage your personal and professional development and introduce new services to the workplace.
You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of techniques for evaluating and managing the risk associated with prescribing, supplying and administering medicines to ensure patient safety.
Our focus on work-based learning and assessment links your study directly to your practice, whilst flexible modules allow you to develop skills in the areas of practice best for you.
What you study
- Year 1
- Compulsary modules
- - Personal and Professional Development in Healthcare
- - Pharmaceutical Care: Core Conditions
- Year 2
- Compulsary modules
- -Service Development within Healthcare
- -Pharmaceutical Care: Specialist Conditions
Learning and assessment
You’ll learn through study days, e-learning and work-based learning. Our teaching methods support flexible, work-based learning and develop skills for lifelong learning. Teachers and facilitators draw on a range of expertise in education, clinical practice and research. Many of the optional modules are multi-disciplinary.
Assessments are mainly written, work-based assignments and are designed to support day-to-day practice.
Modes of study and duration of the course
2 Years Part time. January start.
Who do I contact to visit the department?
- To arrange a visit, please contact the School of Healthcare Admissions Team. Telephone: 44 (0) 113 343 7200. Email: [email protected].
A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in pharmacy.
Current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI).
Access to appropriate pharmacy practice to allow the undertaking of work-based assignments.
Appointment of an agreed work-based tutor and support from a work-based manager.
Opportunities for the accreditation of prior certificate learning and prior experiential learning exist through the School's credit accumulation and transfer procedures.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.
Improve your English
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks).
If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.
How to apply
For information relating to courses and admission to the University of Leeds, applicants should contact the School of Healthcare Admissions Team. Telephone 0113 343 7200. Email: [email protected].
Vist our website leeds.ac.uk to apply online.