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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 January/February 2022 intake for students who have selected the structured pathway:

Location: Leicester/Virtual

Induction day: Tuesday 25 January 2022 or Wednesday 26 January 2022

First study day: Tuesday 1 March 2022 or Wednesday 2 March 2022

Second study day: TBC


All dates are provisional and may be subject to change.


The closing date for the January/February 2022 intake is 4 January 2022, 4pm.

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.