Robert Gordon University, The

The Robert Gordon University

Prescribing Sciences


International Office, Schoolhill

Aberdeen, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.- Prescribing Sciences, Pg.Cert.- Prescribing Sciences;Pg.Dip.- Prescribing Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This course is targeted at a multidisciplinary audience in the healthcare professions, primarily those with a pharmacy, medical or nursing background. It is delivered via the distance learning mode, supplemented by periods of residential training within The Robert Gordon University Pharmaceutical Care Centre. This centre is a state-of-the-art simulation of both primary and secondary healthcare environments including a GP surgery housing several thousands sets of primary care medical notes, a hospital location with secondary care medical notes, a community pharmacy and a drug information centre. A wide range of healthcare professionals teach in the care centre emphasising the multidisciplinary nature of healthcare provision.


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