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Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology Programme Catalogue 2022/23

TSPA-ADC0022: PG Cert Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Secondary Care)

Leading to the award of:

Maximum course duration: 8 Years

Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Assessment Regulations
Applicable assessment regulations:
Applicable NFAAR appendices:
Appendix 2
Approved exemptions:
Yes - see NFAAR documentation for further details
Programme progression requirement:

Please consult your programme handbook or contact your Director of Studies for further information on assessment regulations

Year 1

Modular - no specific semester

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
CATS Credits
PA500357 Foundation knowledge 15 Credits
PA500358 Foundation skills 15 Credits
PA500397 Compulsory OSCE (clinical examination) Credits
Optional Units: Select 30 credits from the following list:
Core/Generalist unitsThe following units are only available subject to the agreement of the Programme Lead. Please contact the Programme Lead for further information:
  • PA500423 - Professional skills for medicines optimisation
  • PA500424 - Evidence-based pharmacy practice
  • PA500406 - Managing long term conditions: respiratory and endocrine
  • PA500407 - Managing long term conditions: cardiovascular disease.
Unit Code
CATS Credits
PA500382 Care of the older person 15 Credits
PA500383 Cardiovascular therapeutics 15 Credits
PA500384 Endocrinology 15 Credits
PA500385 Gastrointestinal therapeutics 15 Credits
PA500386 Respiratory therapeutics 15 Credits
PA500387 Surgery 15 Credits
PA500390 Neurology 15 Credits


  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2022/23 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2023/24 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
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