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COURSE TITLE Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy
 
COURSE CODE PMACPFTT4

POSTNOMINAL

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

M. ACP(Melit.)

Second Cycle

Level 7

3 Semesters

Full-time

90

COURSE OVERVIEW
Applicants who register for the Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy who complete the taught component and satisfy any other conditions as specified in the Bye-Laws for the course have the possibility of continuing with years 2 and 3 of the Pharm. D programme which is available here.

In addition to the taught component which is the same as that for the Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy, Pharm. D. students are expected to undertake a Doctoral Research Dissertation and an Advanced Experiential as outlined in the programme of study.
This course will prepare graduates who are able to deliver a significant contribution to pharmacy practice and policies in clinical pharmacy and applied areas. These graduates will have the potential to lead the direction of new developments in the pharmaceutical profession and provide a significant impact in their respective field.

Further details about the University's International Collaborative Programmes are available at http://www.um.edu.mt/icp
 
LEARNING OUTCOMES - integrate clinical pharmacy practical aspects with evidence-based pharmacotherapeutic concepts
- develop advanced clinical pharmacy skills
- establish leadership and inter-professional aspects
- develop novel applications for innovative processes and practice scenarios
- identify strategic priorities within specific clinical pharmacy scenarios
- critically assess theoretical knowledge, principles and concepts as applied to specific disciplines
- demonstrate reflective and evaluation skills for service development and research activities
- design and undertake research in clinical pharmacy.
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY The programme will empower pharmacists practising in the professional areas to take up leadership roles that will drive policies, developments in practice and service provision which draw on a scientific and evidence base.
 
COURSE INTENDED FOR Pharmacists who would like to take up the area of Clinical Pharmacy as their specialisation will now be given the opportunity to take this up within a professional context whilst developing skills and attributes of undertaking research in the field.
 
ADMISSION AND
PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of the Master of Pharmacy degree obtained from this University or from any other recognised university or a qualification deemed as comparable to the Master of Pharmacy degree by the Board.

Applicants shall also be licensed to practise as a pharmacist with a registering body.

Applicants shall be registered on the Master’s Degree in the first instance.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2014.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
 
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 5 April 2017
 
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The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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