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Course summary

The course is for all practising pharmacists registered with the GPhC who have a minimum of two years’ patient- orientated experience following their pre-registration year. and have an identified clinical area in which to develop prescribing skills. The Non-medical prescribing for pharmacist course provides opportunities to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills in prescribing practice through independent reasoned thought, systematic enquiry, reflection and evaluation.


Module: Pharmacist independent prescribing.

Assessment method

The assessment consists of: Practice portfolio demonstrating achievement of required practice learning hours and professional competencies; numeracy assessment; examination; prescribing analysis; OSCE.

Entry requirements

You are required to have at least two years full-time or equivalent experience in the field of intended prescribing practice and should have a designated medical practitioner (medical Doctor) to support and assess you in supervised practice. Current Disclosure and Barring Services clearance by your employer is also required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24:
Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (Pharmacy) at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS