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Our courses

Train to become an independent and supplementary prescriber on our Non-Medical Prescribing postgraduate programmes. You will learn in accordance with the standards set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), or the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).  

Details of the accreditations can be found at GPhC accreditation, HCPC accreditation and NMC accreditation.  

Courses run throughout the year - please be aware places are limited. You can find out more about the entry requirements, fees and financial support, and how to apply on the below course listing pages.

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses

CIPPET offers part-time postgraduate programmes to prepare nurses to practise as both independent and supplementary prescribers and to meet the standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Pharmacists

CIPPET provides part-time postgraduate programmes to prepare pharmacists to practise as both independent and supplementary prescribers and to meet the standards set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals

This course provides part-time postgraduate programmes to prepare allied health professionals to practise as either independent or supplementary prescribers and to meet the standards set by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Our staff

Meet our teaching and academic staff, and find out who might be teaching you on our various courses.

Our research

85% of our research was recognised as being internationally excellent (REF 2014), with the Reading School of Pharmacy ranked 20th out of 94 submissions by research outputs.

Stories

Find out more from our students and staff about what it's like to study and work in the University of Reading School of Pharmacy.