Programme Structure

Curriculum Structure

The Master of Clinical Pharmacy degree is a part-time curriculum with the normative period of study of two years. It consists of 13 core courses (48 credits), 1 elective course (6 credits) and 1 clinical research project (15 credits). Students are required to achieve a ≥70% live attendance rate and obtain a pass in assessments (of any form) as set forth by the Board of Studies in order to attain the degree. (The curriculum structure, credit units, Regulations and Syllabus for the 2018-19 academic year are subject to the University’s approval).

Core Courses
Critical Thinking and Appraisal Skills

Leadership in Health Care System
Evidence-Based Practice
Safe Medication Practice

General Clinical Pharmacy Skills

Clinical Pharmacy – Cardiology, Diabetes & Nephrology
Clinical Pharmacy – Respiratory & Infection
Clinical Pharmacy – Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Clinical Pharmacy – Psychiatry
Clinical Pharmacy – Connective Tissues Disorders
Clinical Pharmacy – Neurology
Clinical Pharmacy – Oncology
Clinical Pharmacy – Care of the Elderly
Clinical Pharmacy – Paediatrics & Pregnancy
Clinical Pharmacy – Primary Care

Elective Courses (choose one out of three)
Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Skills

Professional Practice – Care of the Elderly
Professional Practice – Oncology
Professional Practice – Paediatrics

Research Skills
Clinical Research Project
Study Schedule
Year 1
Core Courses (100 hours) Exam Core Courses (80 hours)
Research Project (20 hours)
Exam
Sep
(subject to the University calendar)
Dec Feb
(subject to the University calendar)
May
Year 2
Core Courses (80 hours)
Research Project (20 hours)
Exam Core Courses (60 hours)
Research Project (40 hours)
Exam
Sep
(subject to the University calendar)
Dec Feb
(subject to the University calendar)
May