Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Technicians at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

This course has been designed to help pharmacy technicians, involved in the delivery and development of new and extended roles, with their continuing professional development (CPD).

  • Our experience of delivering CPD to pharmacy technicians demonstrates that career progression is facilitated by completion of our university courses.
  • This course could be ideal for anyone wanting to expand their role, gain the tools for promotion and enhance their career.
  • There is no qualification awarded for this course but those who successfully complete the course will receive a letter confirming their completion.


The course consists of three 20 credit modules at ‘F’ level (60 credits in total) and is delivered in an integrated way to provide skills related to professional development, medicines management and medication safety or accuracy checking for pharmacy (ACT). Core modules: Professional Development Option modules: Choose one module from Pool 1 and one module from Pool 2- Pool 1 Medicines Management Applied Therapeutics for Pharmacy Technicians Pool 2 Medication Safety Accredited Accuracy Checking for Pharmacy

Assessment method

Assessment will include coursework completed throughout the year and module assignments, as well as a mini-project, which is presented at a showcase conference at the end of the course. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You must be a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) ( and be able to use the internet, email and have basic competence in 'Office' programmes such as Word and PowerPoint. You must also have access to the internet.

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 element lower than 5.5, 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

England £995 Module
Northern Ireland £995 Module
Scotland £995 Module
Wales £995 Module
Channel Islands £995 Module
Republic of Ireland £995 Module

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Most students are eligible for full NHS funding if employed by the NHS in Yorkshire and Humber. The part-time tuition fee for UK students at the University of Huddersfield is £995 per 20 credit module. See Fees and finance for exceptions - Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Provider information

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Clearing contact details

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General Clearing for Applicants

0333 987 9000

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Additional information

Clearing Phone Line Opening Times: Thursday 15 August - 8.00am to 6.00pm Friday 16 August - 9.00am to 5.00pm Saturday 17 August - 10.00am to 2.00pm Sunday 18 August - closed Monday 19 August to Thursday 22 August - 9.00am to 5.00pm Friday 23 August: 09.00am to 4.00pm

Course contact details

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School of Applied Science - Pharmacy

+44 (0)1484 473867

Student Recruitment Team

+44 (0)1484 472625

Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Technicians at University of Huddersfield - UCAS