Clinical Pharmacy Service Development

Robert Gordon University


This course is an exciting and varied blend of academic and clinical learning. It will provide you with a unique learning experience, and the professional knowledge and skills required to develop your practice and excel as a clinical pharmacy practitioner.

In the Patient Centered Clinical Pharmacy Practice module you will develop the knowledge and skills required for the systematic synthesis, implementation, evaluation and communication of care plans for patients with complex pharmaceutical care needs.

In the modules Implementing and Evaluating Clinical Pharmacy Service and Organisational Aspects of Clinical Pharmacy Service Development and Implementation you will consider the service-related aspects of being a clinical pharmacy practitioner. You will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to systematically implement services and to evaluate service outcomes, utilising evidence-based recommendations to develop services in order to improve health. You will develop practical experience of designing a research project in providing you with the knowledge and skills required to design, execute and report on a research project.

You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Clinical Pharmacy Service Development.

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Clinical Pharmacy Service Development.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in pharmacy from a UK university or overseas equivalent, at a minimum of honours level and two years post-registration experience OR an integrated masters degree in pharmacy (MPharm) and professional registration or in consultation with the Course Leader.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Prior to commencing the course, students will be made aware of current health and immunisation requirements.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

SCQF Level



Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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