MSc Overseas Pharmacists (OSPAP) atAston University , BirminghamSchool of Life & Health Sciences

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

International Students Admission Website

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1966

Highlights

  • The program has been designed for students who have qualified in a non-EU country to receive the appropriate education and training to prepare them for entry into pre-registration training and UK practice
  • Students will learn the newest developments in key pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacy, and pharmacy practice, together with the study of health service delivery, and UK pharmacy law and ethics
  • Postgraduate Diploma for Overseas Pharmacists (OSPAP) PgDip/MSc is an intensive course that lasts for 9 months (PgDip) or 1 year (MSc). It has been designed for students who have qualified in a non-EU country to receive the appropriate education and training to prepare them for entry into Foundation training and UK practice

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #485

      - QS 2022

    • #401-500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #47

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #25

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #720

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 16,89,039
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,95,570
DBS CheckINR 3,722
TotalINR 7,99,292

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 93.06

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 5ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a pharmacy degree approved by the General Pharmaceutical Council for entry onto an OSPAP course
  • Applicants will require documented approval from the GPhC regarding eligibility to undertake OSPAP prior to applying to Aston University

PTE

Marks - 76/90

  • with a minimum of 76 in each band

IELTS

Marks - 7/9

  • with a minimum of 7 in each band

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver:- Applicants may be exempted from English proficiency requirements if they have scored 75% (CBSE/ISC) or 80% (Any State Board) in standard XII English
  • Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS Check) is required for all applicants
  • Students will be required to complete a health screening questionnaire and provide the University with details of their vaccination status
Conditional Offer

Yes

Undergraduate applicants who accept a conditional offer of a place at Aston University but subsequently fail to meet all the conditions may still be confirmed onto their initial choice if there are still vacancies available on that course and if, upon academic reconsideration of the application, it is deemed that the overall qualities and achievements of the applicant is appropriate to the spirit of the offer. Applicants for postgraduate taught programmes who fail to meet the University’s entry criteria for a specific programme will not normally be able to compensate for underachievement. Where reconsideration for the same course is not possible, an applicant will be considered for any appropriate and available alternative courses within the University

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

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Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Important Dates

Jul 1, 2022

Application Start Date (Round 6)

Aug 1, 2022

Application Submit Date (Round 6)

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarships
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Aston University Global Ambassador Scholarship
Rs. 2,75,190
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