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Clinical Pharmacy

Clinical pharmacy at QUB
  • PG Cert - 12 months
  • PG Diploma - 24 months
  • MSc - 36 months

Click here to download the 2014-15 Clinical Pharmacy course brochure

Our clinical pharmacy programme has been designed for hospital pharmacists who wish to specialise in clinical pharmacy within the hospital sector. The course has been developed in collaboration with leading clinical pharmacists and hospital pharmacy managers in Northern Ireland and the learning materials are authored and reviewed by clinical pharmacists and academic staff from the university.

This is a part-time distance learning programme - no attendence is required at the university.

Students based in Northern Ireland may be eligible for 50% funding of fees via NICPLD

Clinical pharmacy modules *

Year 1 (PG Certificate):

Pharmaceutical Care (20 credits)

Medicines Governance (10 credits)

Clinical Laboratory Tests (10 credits)

Infection & Antimicrobials (10 credits)

Pain Management (10 credits)

Year 2 (PG Diploma):

Evidence-based Medicine (10 credits)

Research in clinical pharmacy or self-directed study (10 credits)

Therapeutics for clinical pharmacists 1&2 (40 credits)

Year 3 (Master's):

Research project (60 credits)

* This programme is being reviewed for 2015/16 and the content may vary from that described above. Students with previous relevant qualifications may be able to apply for credit transfer. (Click for more information)

We are now accepting applications for September 2015 entry.


Closing date: Applications will close on the 30th June 2015.

For further information, please contact the Course Director, Dr. Brian McCaw (