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PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine at The University of Manchester
PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine
Learn emergency medicine clinical and prescribing skills through our blended PGCert course for pharmacists.

PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Postgraduate Certificate
Duration
1 year
Entry requirements

See the Independent Prescribing and Advanced Clinical Skills pages for specific entry requirements.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

This course comprises the Independent Prescribing and Advanced Clinical Skills short courses. You will need to apply for both courses by following the instructions on each page. The deadline for applications is 1 July 2017.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCert N Y N N

Course overview

  • Learn how to assess and manage emergency department patients with minor injuries and illnesses and recommend or prescribe appropriate medicines if you are a registered pharmacist.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 14th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2017).
  • The Independent Prescribing unit is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
  • Completing this course will contribute to your annual continuing professional development as part of the requirements for registration with the GPhC.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,800

For students with support from the Pharmacy Department, tuition fees will be paid in full for this course by Health Education North West. This is as part of a funding initiative to develop the role of pharmacists in the Emergency Department.

In addition, there is some additional funding available for Acute Trusts to backfill for student time for undertaking the PGCert.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/pharmacy/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health