Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Community Placement at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

If you are an overseas pharmacist who is currently practising in your respective country and want to enhance your clinical expertise and gain hands-on experience of pharmacy practice within the UK this is the course for you. This degree offers a unique blend of knowledge and training with practical experience adapted for the most popular career pathways in the pharmacy profession. As part of the course you will have a work placement in a community pharmacy. Placements: You will undertake a 60-credit professional pharmacy practice placement in a community pharmacy over the summer term that will provide an in-depth appreciation and hands-on experience of professional pharmacy in England under the supervision of professionally qualified staff.


We offer the following modules Applied Therapeutics Clinical Pharmacy Practice International Practice and Policy Formulation Design and Development Drug Design and Development Community Pharmacy Practice Professional Practice Placement You will gain significant practical experience and confidence whilst studying on this course as you will be exposed to simulated and real-life situations and patient facing roles. You will also be shown how to use various IT resources in a pharmacy, and various clinical information resources used in a clinical practice. You will also have access to online resources on academic/scientific writing and additional support from Academic Skills Tutors if required.

Assessment method

Considerable emphasis is placed on guided by independent learning.Modules are assessed by a combination of a piece of course work, practical assessments to ensure you are able to undertake the tasks as required, and by an end of module test.You will also be required to demonstrate the application of your knowledge by producing a reflective portfolio on completion of the professional practice placement.

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 of your country 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 You will be required to undertake an Occupational Health screening, and/or Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service checks upon admission to, and at certain other points during the course. If you have not completed courses of all relevant vaccinations, you will be advised to do so; which occasionally can incur a charge by your doctor. If there are any further medical reports required you may incur additional costs. The commencement of placement will be subject to your satisfactorily completion of fitness to practice declarations. Failure to complete or provide these may result in you being transferred to an alternative course during your studies. Please note that placement providers for this course may require you to have received a number of vaccinations, unless medically exempt, and provide evidence of these. As a student on a course with a clinical or healthcare placement, we strongly recommend that you complete any courses of vaccinations required under current guidelines for your future profession. Failure to do so may result in your inability to undertake a placement in certain clinical settings, therefore impacting upon your academic progression, and may result in discontinuation of your studies or you being transferred to an alternative course during your studies.

English language requirements

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 less than 6.0 in reading and writing, or equivalent.

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

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition supervision and examinations. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). Please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Community Placement at University of Huddersfield - UCAS