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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Prescribing for Pharmacists at Queen's University Belfast

This Postgraduate Certificate is designed to provide postgraduate training in non-medical prescribing for pharmacists.

Prescribing for Pharmacists highlights

Professional Accreditations

  • This PG Certificate is accredited by the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Industry Links

  • The programme is delivered in collaboration with the Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development (NICPLD).

World Class Facilities

  • The School of Pharmacy at Queen's is consistently ranked as one of the leading centres for pharmacy education and research in the UK.

 

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Notes about fees for this course

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Northern Ireland (NI)250England, Scotland or Wales (GB)2,130Other (non-UK) EU250InternationalN/A

All tuition fees quoted are for the academic year 2018-19 and relate to one year of study only. Tuition fees will be subject to an annual inflationary increase, unless explicitly stated otherwise.

More information on postgraduate tuition fees.

Additional course costs

All Students

Depending on the programme of study, there may be extra costs which are not covered by tuition fees, which students will need to consider when planning their studies.Students can borrow books and access online learning resources from any Queen's library. If students wish to purchase recommended texts, rather than borrow them from the University Library, prices per text can range from £30 to £100. Students should also budget between £30 to £75 per year for photocopying, memory sticks and printing charges. Students undertaking a period of work placement or study abroad, as either a compulsory or optional part of their programme, should be aware that they will have to fund additional travel and living costs.If a programme includes a major project or dissertation, there may be costs associated with transport, accommodation and/or materials. The amount will depend on the project chosen. There may also be additional costs for printing and binding.Students may wish to consider purchasing an electronic device; costs will vary depending on the specification of the model chosen.There are also additional charges for graduation ceremonies, examination resits and library fines.

Prescribing for Pharmacists costs

There are no specific additional course costs associated with this programme.

How do I fund my study?

From the academic year 2017/18, the Department for the Economy will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per NI / EU student for postgraduate study. Tuition fee loan information.

A postgraduate loans system in the UK offers government-backed student loans of up to £10,280 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. Criteria, eligibility, repayment and application information are available on the UK government website.

More information on funding options and financial assistance.

International Scholarships

Information on scholarships for international students, is available at http://www.qub.ac.uk/International/International-students/International-scholarships/.

* information shown is for 2017-18 and should be used as a guide until 2018-19 scholarships are confirmed.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements

Graduate
A primary degree in Pharmacy (minimum Bachelor degree) from an institution approved by the University.

Additionally all students must have:

- 2-year's post-registration experience

- the support of their sponsoring organisation

- identified a designated medical practitioner prior to commencing the programme

- be registered with Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI), General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or equivalent acceptable to the University.

Note: this programme is only open to students who are resident in Northern Ireland or Great Britain.

For students resident in Northern Ireland, the start date for this programme is April 2018 / 2019. For students resident in Great Britain, the start date for this programme is September 2018. This is because of the timing of the on-campus residential which GB students are required to attend.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

For information on international qualification equivalents, please check the specific information for your country.

English Language Requirements

International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.

If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this degree programme, INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for admission to this degree.

INTO - English Language Course(QSIS ELEMENT IS EMPTY)

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