Course options

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

As a student on this course you will study new developments in the areas of pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice and have the opportunity to develop a programme of work that meets your individual needs. When you have completed the course, you will be able to undertake pre-registration training and apply for the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registration exam with the aim of becoming a UK registered pharmacist. For the MSc award, research projects run from June to September following completion of the PGDip modules. For more information about our PGDip only qualification, visit the relevant course page. The PGDip is accredited by the GPhC as an Overseas Pharmacists’ Assessment Programme (OSPAP). The course includes experiential visits to community and hospital pharmacies to help you build practical experience in healthcare.

Modules

As a student on this course you will study new developments in the areas of pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice and have the opportunity to develop a programme of work that meets your individual needs. When you have completed the course, you will be able to undertake pre-registration training and apply for the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registration exam with the aim of becoming a UK registered pharmacist. For the MSc award, research projects run from June to September following completion of the PGDip modules. For more information about our PGDip only qualification, visit the course page. The PGDip is accredited by the GPhC as an Overseas Pharmacists’ Assessment Programme (OSPAP). The course includes experiential visits to community and hospital pharmacies to help you build practical experience in healthcare.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • General Pharmaceutical Council

Entry requirements

The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2020. They should be used as a general guide. Applicants must have the following qualifications and/or experience: an overseas degree in pharmacy normally with a 2:1 or above (or equivalent); satisfactory adjudication of qualifications by the General Pharmaceutical Council; achievement of 40% or above in the online pharmaceutical calculations admission test. Applicants should have graduated in the last six years, or have a portfolio of evidence demonstrating continuing practice and training in pharmacy. Applicants who have already been awarded a PGDip Pharmacy (OSPAP) from the University of Brighton are eligible for up to 120 credits accredited prior learning against this award. Those with equivalent qualifications wanting to apply for advanced standing will be considered on an individual basis. IELTS (Academic) Level 7.0 or above in each parameter at one sitting. If you have been exempted by the General Pharmaceutical Council from an IELTS qualification you will not be required to have IELTS for an application to this course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Pharmacy (OSPAP) at University of Brighton - UCAS