8 months part-time
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
Foreign students
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

This course enables health care professionals to develop the knowledge and skills to practice as prescribers and to meet the standards set by the respective professional/regulatory body as required within the legislative framework

Entry Requirements

Students will have:

  • Registration with the appropriate professional/regulatory body (NMC, RPSGB, PSNI or HPC)
  • Appropriate experience in the area of practice in which they will be prescribing
  • The ability to study at academic Masters level (a first degree or at least 5 years working experience in health care)
  • At least 2 years post-registration clinical experience (pharmacists)
  • Support from the sponsoring organisation confirming service need and access to appropriate supervised practice, and a prescribing budget to meet the costs of prescriptions on completion of training.
  • A named designated medical practitioner who will facilitate, supervise and support the student during their clinical placement