Aston University: Psychiatric Pharmacy
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|Department||School of Life and Health Sciences|
This course is for you if you are looking to build upon and apply the knowledge gleaned during the Certificate in Psychiatric Therapeutic. This qualification is often a requirement for specialist clinical mental health positions in the NHS.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
We welcome applications from candidates interested in our course who have the skills and capability to excel. All candidates are considered on an individual basis based on their qualifications, experience, references and motivation.
Pharmacists who wish to proceed to this course must usually have successfully completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Psychiatric Therapeutics from Aston University with an average mark of no less than 55% and no referred modules.
Other clinical pharmacy qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Additionally, students will only be admitted if they have suitable access to a multidisciplinary team and patients with psychiatric illnesses. For example, they are employed in a unit that treats people with mental health problems in a clinical setting that is deemed appropriate by the Programme Director.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. English language test requirements may be waived where students’ undergraduate degree was studied in an English speaking country.
Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.
All course materials will be delivered electronically. You will encounter a range of learning methods, including: Study of authored text material, directed reading and self assessed exercises; Formative exercises and assignments; Additional reading; Participation in a multi disciplinary forum (MDT).
Assessment is by assignments, clinical proformas, oral case presentations and a final examination.
Practice-based clinical modules:
Introduction to Clinical Practice
|International||6600 GBP for Year 1|
|EU||6600 GBP for Year 1|
|England||6600 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||6600 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||6600 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||6600 GBP for Year 1|
Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.
You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying ...
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