Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Advanced Pharmacy Practice (Taught)

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Course summary

This course can help enhance your career and equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitude and competencies required for effective advanced pharmacy practice. The Pharmacist Independent Prescribing qualification is incorporated in the diploma stage. This course has been designed to deliver a focused education on all competencies, skills and attitudes required to become an Advanced Practitioner. You will have many opportunities to use experience of professional practice, enabling you to reflect analytically and self−critically. This is a career-enhancing course, throughout which you’ll become an independent and reflective life-long learner with the ability to make a positive impact on patients' lives. The duration of this course is 24 months + a 1 week 'virtual residential'.


Please see RGU website for details -

Professional bodies

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

  • General Pharmaceutical Council

How to apply

International applicants

By meeting one of the full entry requirements stated, the English condition for this course is deemed as having been met.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in Pharmacy from a UK university, and two years post-registration relevant work experience* OR An integrated Master’s degree in Pharmacy (MPharm), and two years post-registration relevant work experience* OR The Overseas Pharmacists' Assessment Programme qualification and two years post-registration relevant work experience* Additionally, applicants must be registered as a Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland. *Relevant work experience is considered that which is patient facing.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For more information on RGU’s tuition fees please visit the RGU website- You may qualify for a scholarship or financial award. For more information please visit the RGU website-
Advanced Pharmacy Practice at Robert Gordon University - UCAS