MSc Pharmacy Practice(Part-Time)
(Award available for year: Postgraduate Diploma)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able to:- demonstrate in-depth specialist knowledge of pharmaceutical care for a range of core and specialist conditions- exhibit competence in the exercise of generic and pharmacy-specific intellectual abilities;- demonstrate an advanced understanding of techniques for evaluating and managing the risk associated with prescribing, supplying and administering medicines to ensure patient safety.- take a proactive & self-reflective role in working- develop professional relationships with others in order to develop and evaluate new services- proactively formulate ideas and hypotheses and to evaluate these;- evaluate current issues and research in pharmacy.
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional pharmacy practice;- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;- critical engagement in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms in pharmacy.
Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;- evaluating received opinion;- making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.