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The award
DPharm

How long you will study
6 - 7 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 2045 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Pharmacy at University of Birmingham

This part-time, flexible programme is a professional doctorate equivalent to a traditional PhD, which aims to develop experienced, working registered pharmacists into effective researchers through successful completion of appropriate distance e-learning material, a systematic review of an agreed research theme and a workplace based research project relevant to their area of practice.

As confirmed at local, regional and national (DH) levels successful completion of the proposed DPharm would optimise the candidate's position to achieve Consultant Pharmacist status within the NHS and further the research base in Pharmacy Practice and Medicines Management. Due to the flexible nature of the programme this research can be done part-time to fit around your working patterns. The programme runs over 4 years part time for students who already hold a relevant MSc qualification; 5 years part time for students who hold a relevant PG Diploma; 6 years part time for students with minimum entry qualifications (PG Certificate).

This programme uses multiple methods of teaching such as - distance learning, campus based teaching days, individual tutorials and workplace-based research. You will have access to a comprehensive support system that will assist and encourage you, including personal tutors and welfare tutors who can help with both academic and welfare issues.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardDPharmHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study6 - 7 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2045 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band.

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