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Applications are invited for this two-year (part-time) distance learning Master’s Degree offered by the School of Pharmacy, University College Cork course, commencing in September 2024.

The course is structured to provide specialist training to enable pharmacists working in hospital and community pharmacies, extend their professional role within the evolving clinical healthcare system.

The course will develop a greater understanding of the major pharmacotherapeutic issues of various disease states in order to develop a greater understanding of the particular needs of patients with these diseases. It will also provide graduates with the skills needed to become leaders in clinical pharmacy services, such as critical appraisal of drug therapies, rational drug use (including pharmacoeconomic evaluation), medication safety management, research project management, presentation skills and report writing.

The distance learning format allows students to remain in employment throughout the course. Students will be able to communicate with each other and the teaching staff by means of regular webinars and interactive internet systems.

Applicants must hold a primary pharmacy degree and ideally, should have a minimum of one-year practical experience. Applicants must be registered as a pharmacist with the professional accreditation authority in the country in which they are practicing.

Further information about this course is available at

Closing date for applications: Open until all places have been filled or no later than 30 June 2024. Early application is advised.

Applicants must apply online at Full details of the applicant procedure are available on this website.

For further information please contact: Dr. Teresa Barbosa, Course Director,; + 353 21 490 1792), School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.