Masters | Postgraduate Course - Clinical Pharmacy (Primary Care and Community) PG Cert Course Details within University of Exeter

Postgraduate Admissions
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Course Fees
For 2019/20, fees will be charged pro rata per 15-credit module for UK/EU students. Fees are subject to an annual increment each academic year. UK/EU: £2,360 International: £6,380 Pro-rata module fees Fees per 15-credit module: UK/EU: £615 International: £1,595
Start Month(s)
March or September
Contact Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Clinical Pharmacy (Primary Care and Community) PG Cert

Study Details

PGCert 1 year part-time

There is an increasing realisation that registered pharmacists, with appropriate training, can contribute further to the delivery of patient-facing clinical care. Our Clinical Pharmacy (Primary Care and Community) programme is part of the Post-registration Training for Pharmacists that is supported by NHS England and Health Education England through the Pharmacy Integration Fund. 

Choosing to study at Exeter or Bath

We recommend  that you choose the University closest to your main practice base. 

The University of Exeter Medical School and the University of Bath are aiming to improve the standard of clinical pharmacy practice in the community, so pharmacists can  participate fully in the transformation of the NHS.

Module details

Modules 2019 entry

Our Postgraduate Clinical Pharmacy Certificate programme is a one-year part-time programme of study at National Qualification Framework (NQF) level 7.
Modules may be taken as Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Face-to-face teaching is usually delivered over two days per 15 credit module; with e-learning, further reading, project work and assessment preparation making up the remainder of the learning activities.

  • HPDM051 Applied Therapeutics 15
  • HPDM066 Long-term Condition Care 1 15
  • HPDM063 Skills for Patient-centred care 15
  • HPDM079 From Theory to Practice to Quality 15

Entry Requirements

Applicants must usually be registered pharmacists with General Pharmaceutical Council.

Applicants must be currently working within Primary Care or Community Pharmacy settings so that they may access the relevant clinical experience in order to complete course assessments.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

You will already be a registered pharmacist in employment in a UK healthcare setting. This programme will enhance your ability to extend your clinical pharmacy practice within primary care. The optional modules will allow you to personalise your learning for your desired career path. Furthermore, the dissertation stage of the Masters programme will also develop your skills and contacts for research opportunities.