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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 3.23k / Year (International)
  • Foreign: n/a
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    Available Modules:
    A variety of modules are available, ranging from Foundation Module (covering General Medicine and Surgery), Therapeutics (attending study days with expert practitioners), Clinical Governance (Audit and Management of Change), other ward Clerkships, Critical Care, Medicines Information, Aseptics, Primary Care, Clinics, Research.

    Some of the modules are compulsory (100 out of 120 credits) and there are 20 optional credits (2 specialist modules).

    Special Features:
    * Conducted mainly in candidate's base hospital

    * The National Leadership and Innovation for Health or individual hospitals usually fund students through this programme of study.

    Course Description

    The administration and management centre for the course is based in the Health and Medicines Unit of the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The day to day operation of the course is carried out at 4 accredited teaching centres under the guidance of an Associate Course Director appointed to each centre.

    The teaching centres currently accredited are Oxford, North-, South East- and South West- Wales covering a total of 34 hospital sites.

    A number of hospitals in England and Wales have been accredited as clinical teaching sites for the MSc/Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy. These are listed below grouped into five teaching centres:

    A variety of modules are available:

    * Foundation Module (covering General Medicine and Surgery)
    * Therapeutics (attending study days with expert practitioners)
    * Clinical Governance (Audit and Management of Change)
    * Other ward Clerkships
    * Critical Care
    * Medicines Information
    * Aseptics
    * Primary Care
    * Clinics, Research

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    Suitable for GPHC Registered Pharmacists employed in accredited hospitals. Students must be employed as a pharmacist in an accredited hospital (one that runs the programme).Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 600 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.


    Facts and figures

    Cardiff University is a member of the Russell Group, a group of 24 leading UK research intensive universities.

    We are the 12th largest university in the UK in terms of student numbers with a total estimated income for 2013/14 of £460M.

    Our student community

    We have 26,269 students enrolled, representing over 100 countries.

    * 18,685 undergraduates
    * 7,584 postgraduates
    * 5,090 international students
    * 1,000 students volunteer in the local community each year
    * 170,000 alumni across the globe from more than 180 countries

    Student numbers confirmed for 2012/13.

    Research and innovation

    We have a world-leading research community with a strong and broad research base:

    * our research contract awards have a total value of £500M
    * we have won five Queen's Anniversary Prizes
    * £20M has been invested in Cardiff University/Fusion IP spinouts
    * we are 8th in the UK for interactions with SMEs since 2008*
    * we rank 6th in the UK for estimated turnover (£43M) of all active graduate start-ups since 2008
    * our researchers include two Nobel Prize winners - Professor Sir Martin Evans and Professor Robert Huber.

    *Encouraging a British Invention Revolution, Sir Andrew Witty, October 2013.

    Graduate destinations

    Our graduates are sought-after by employers - more so than most other major UK universities.

    * 94% of graduates enter employment or professional training/postgraduate study shortly after graduating
    * 78% obtain graduate level employment, placing the University 16th in the UK for this measure

    Based on HESA Destination of Leavers in Higher Education survey.

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