Queen's University Belfast: Prescribing for Pharmacists

InstitutionQueen's University Belfast View institution profile
Department School of Pharmacy
Web http://www.qub.ac.uk
Email askmhls@qub.ac.uk
Study type Taught


This programme is accredited by both the General Pharmaceutical Council and Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland to train pharmacists in Great Britain as Independent Prescribers.

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

This programme starts in September annually.

If you are employed as a pharmacist in Northern Ireland and wish to train as an Independent Prescriber, please visit our PG Cert in Independent Prescribing.

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Queen's University Belfast


Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, one of three Queen's Colleges in Ireland, it became an independent university in 1908 and is the ninth oldest university in the UK. Today, Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

Queen’s is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity with over 75% of its research assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in REF 2014.

Building on its disciplinary excellence, the University has created four new flagship Global Research Institutes which bring leading academics together …

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