Presentation on theme: "Master of Pharmacy (MPharm B230) Dr A K Husband Dean of Pharmacy Date: 6 th January 2015."— Presentation transcript:
Master of Pharmacy (MPharm B230) Dr A K Husband Dean of Pharmacy Date: 6 th January 2015
Division of Pharmacy Currently working towards full accreditation with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) for the MPharm. Step 5 will take place in February 2015 AY 2014/2015 intake was 92 on a target of applications per place AY 2015/2016 intake has a target of 90, so far there are around – 4 applications per place.
What is a Pharmacist?
Safe and Effective Use of Medicines What does this mean?
The Durham MPharm Innovative, integrated, research-led programme. Includes a full range of placements, but specifically focuses on placements to widen experience of healthcare as a whole. Retains the strong science-base of pharmacy with clear orientation to clinical practice. Capitalises on current strengths within Durham. Includes an innovative assessment strategy. Is adaptable to potential changes within pharmacy education (MPC).
Durham MPharm PHAR1006 Fundamentals of Pharmacy- the integration of science and practice 120 credits PHAR2006 Pharmaceutical Care- pathology, patients and professionalism 120 Credits PHAR3006 Applied Pharmaceutical Interventions- design, delivery and decisions 120 Credits PHAR4003 Targeted Therapeutics- optimisation, critique and responsibility 60 Credits PHAR4013 Research Project 60 Credits
Admissions Currently we require: Minimum GCSE Mathematics and English Language at grade C or above; AAB (or equivalent) at A 'Level, which must include Chemistry, one from Biology and Physics and a third A Leve ; equivalent qualifications are documented by the University. Any access to HE courses must have sufficient chemistry for our needs. We will review this on an individual basis; all applicants must satisfy Fitness to Practice (FtP) requirements on admission and throughout the programme. These are initial requirements and are possibly subject to change within the normal recruitment cycle deadlines. We do not interview applicants at present.
Employment options? Currently almost 100% of MPharm graduates enter pre-registration training – this is changing. On completion of pre-registration training, including the national registration assessment students will be eligible to register with GPhC. Employment options are: Community Hospital Industrial Academic