Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy

Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy

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Course title Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy
Course code PMACPFTT4
Postnominal M. ACP(Melit.)
Level of qualification Second Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level Level 7
Duration 3 Semesters
Mode of attendance Full-time
Total ECTS credits 90
Coordinator Lilian M. Azzopardi
Delivered by Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
The course provides insight into advanced clinical pharmacy practice together with pharmacoeconomic and pharmaceutical administrative and regulatory perspectives in Europe and the USA. The course will prepare you to participate in the development of innovative patient-centred pharmaceutical activities.

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, as a Pharm. D. student you are expected to undertake a Doctoral Research Dissertation and an Advanced Experiential as outlined in the programme of study.

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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 whose qualifications in Pharmacy are obtained from a university other than the University of Malta are required to demonstrate that their qualifications provide access to practise as pharmacists, to the satisfaction of the Faculty Admissions Committee.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2022.

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

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

You can compare your national qualifications to the local requirements by visiting our qualifications comparability webpage.

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After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 7,250
Yr 1: Eur 2,500 by semester - Yr 2: Eur 2,250

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 19,500
Yr 1: Eur 6,750 by semester - Yr 2: Eur 6,000
By the end of the course, you will be able to:

- integrate clinical pharmacy practical aspects with evidence-based pharmacotherapeutic concepts
- develop advanced clinical pharmacy skills
- contribute to pharmaceutical processes related to access to medicines and evaluation of innovative therapies
- 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 applied pharmacy practice research.
The course is intended if you are a pharmacist seeking to develop advanced skills in clinical pharmacy and in administrative and pharmaceutical regulatory sciences which are patient-centred.
The programme empowers you as a pharmacist practicing in professional areas to participate in pharmaceutical policies review, developments in practice and service provision which draw on a scientific and evidence base.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2022/3.

Last Updated: 12 May 2022

The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
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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