The New 5-year Integrated Pharmacy Programme
Students commencing their studies after 2015 undertake an integrated programme, experiencing patient-facing situations and real-life pharmacy practice at several stages before attaining their qualification.
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When are the Practice placements?
Year 2: A two-week block placement in UCC and TCD, or a twelve-week longitudinal placement of one afternoon per week for twelve weeks in RCSI. These placements take place in Community or Hospital Pharmacy settings during Semester 2.
Year 4: A four-month placement running from September to December. It can be undertaken in settings such as Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Industry, and Role Emerging Practice (REP) Placement settings. The first of the Year 4, four-month placements is due to start in 2018.
Year 5: An eight-month placement running from January to August. This placement takes place in Community or Hospital Pharmacy settings. The first of the Year 5, eight-month placements is due to start in January of 2020.
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For more information on our Patient Facing Placements and Industry and Role Emerging Practice (REP) Placements, please view our brochures below: