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Attendance and admissions



For those following a structured pathway, the certificate year includes one induction day, one study day and one further study day later in the academic year. Attendance on the induction day is strongly recommended. Due to the current pandemic, these may take place on a virtual platform rather than on campus.

Please see below for available attendance dates for students who have selected the structured pathway:

September 2022 intake

Location: Leicester

Induction day: Tuesday 27 or Wednesday 28or Thursday 29 September 2022

First study day: Tuesday 1 or Wednesday 2 or Thursday 3 November 2022

Second study day: Tuesday 7 or Wednesday 8 or Thursday 9 March 2023


January 2023 intake

Location: Leicester

Induction day: Tuesday 24 or Wednesday 25 or Thursday 26 January 2023

First study day: Tuesday 28 February or Wednesday 1 or Thursday 2 March 2023

Second study day: Tuesday 27 or Wednesday 28 or Thursday 29 June 2023

All dates are provisional and may be subject to change



The closing date for applications is:

Midnight 28th July 2022 for our September 2022 intake

Midnight 6th January 2023 for our January 2023 intake

There is a fixed number of spaces, which will be filled in order of receipt of all required application information, which includes:

  • A fully completed application form
  • The pharmacist’s GPhC number
  • A personal statement of at least 250 words describing the applicant’s rationale for undertaking a postgraduate qualification
  • One reference which must be from a current employer. The reference needs to discuss the applicant’s attitude and aptitude to work and their suitability for postgraduate study, and not just confirm employment. The reference should to be from an organisational email address or on organisational headed paper and should be emailed to

Applications must be made using the postgraduate application form and emailed to with accompanying supporting documentation. 

If the course is full at the time of receipt of a completed application, the application will be considered for the next intake.