NICPLD, in collaboration with the Schools of Pharmacy at QUB and Ulster University, provides an MSc for pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to develop their practice to an advanced level. The programme is a natural progression from the Post Registration Foundation and Independent Prescribing Programmes and takes two years to complete.
The programme is based on the Advanced Practice Framework of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and support pharmacists in attaining "Excellence" standard of the Advanced Practice Framework.
For further information on competency frameworks and the advanced practice course, click here.
A call for applications to the MSc in Advanced Pharmacy Practice is made in May of each year. Hospital Pharmacists should contact their HSC Trust Clinical Pharmacy Lead for information on how to apply. General Practice Pharmacists and Community Pharmacists should speak to their line manger about applying or contact NICPLD.