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Queen's University Belfast: Prescribing for Pharmacists

Institution Queen's University Belfast View institution profile
Department School of Pharmacy View department profile
Study type Taught


Do you want to advance your pharmacy career by becoming a non-medical prescriber?

This programme is accredited by both the General Pharmaceutical Council and Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland to train pharmacists as non-medical prescribers.

Students undertake online and work-based training and assessment in addition to a 5-day clinical skills residential in February at our Clinical Skills Centre on-campus in Belfast.

This programme has been developed to train pharmacists in Great Britain as non-medical prescribers.

Applications from pharmacists outside the UK will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must include evidence of support by the applicant’s employer.

If you are employed as a pharmacist in Northern Ireland and wish to train as a non-medical prescriber, please visit our PG Cert in Independent Prescribing.

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Queen’s University Belfast
Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences


The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World for 2021 (THE World University Rankings 2021)

Our hope is that students from around the world will join with us to both learn and also bring new ideas and approaches to help drive forward our ambitions to enhance and advance life.

Through our education and research, we strive to address some of …

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