University of Huddersfield

Degree level: Postgraduate

Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Research Project (Taught)

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Course summary

If you are an overseas pharmacist who is currently practising in your respective country and want to enhance your clinical and research expertise and gain hands-on experience of pharmacy practice research in the UK. This degree offers a unique blend of knowledge and training with hands-on research experience adapted for the most popular career pathways in the pharmacy profession. As part of the course you will carry out a pharmacy practice research project.

Course details


We offer the following modules Applied Therapeutics Clinical Pharmacy Practice International Practice and Policy Formulation Design and Development Drug Design and Development Research Methods in Pharmacy Practice Pharmacy Practice Research Project

Assessment method

The course will take one year full time, starting in September, and will comprise standard terms for most of the modules. You will undertake modules in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Applied Therapeutics, Research Methods, Personalised Medicines, Drug Delivery and International Practice and Policy over the Terms 1 and 2. This will lead to the Pharmacy Practice Research Project module (60 credits) undertaken over the summer. This will provide the time and space needed to complete an extensive piece of research in pharmacy practice. You will therefore earn 120 credits after the first two terms and then earn a further 60 credits over the summer leading to a full MSc award (180 credits).

How to apply

International applicants

International students who meet the eligibility criteria and are self-sponsored will be awarded a scholarship of up to £2,000.There is no need to complete an application form and you will be advised if you have been successful when you receive an offer of a place on the course.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * A minimum of a second class honours degree in Pharmacy or its international equivalent. * Current registration with the relevant regulatory authority to practice as a Pharmacist in any jurisdiction. * A letter confirming good standing from a relevant body under which you have worked, prior to your application. * At least 3-months relevant work experience before starting the course. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages -

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £18000 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Additional fee information

This information is for those applying to study at the University of Huddersfield in the academic year 2020/21. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). This webpage will be updated with 2021/22 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition supervision and examinations. If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available -
Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Research Project at University of Huddersfield - UCAS