Clinical Pharmacy

NICPLD (in collaboration with the School of Pharmacy at QUB) provides an MSc for hospital pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to develop their practice to an advanced level. The programme is a natural progression from the VT Programme and takes two years to complete.

The course content is based on the competencies specified in the Advanced and Consultant Level Framework (ACLF), developed by CoDEG, and includes the NICPLD non-medical prescribing course.

The aims of the MSc in Advanced Pharmacy Practice (with Independent Prescribing) are to facilitate pharmacists in attaining "Excellence" standard based on the competencies defined in the ACLF, and to enable graduates to register as Independent Prescribers with the Pharmaceutical Society of NI or the GPhC.

For further information on competency frameworks and the new advanced practice course, click here.

For further information about how to apply for about the course, click here.