|4 semesters (90 ECTS)
|MSc (Master of Science in Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy))
|€110 per credit
This programme is held in a block mode study and the duration of the programme is 4 semesters. The fee is 110 EUR per 1 ECTS.
For 2024 intake there are 20 fee-based student places. There are no tuition-waivers on this curriculum.
NB! Applicants who are not citizens of EU/EEA/Switzerland must pre-pay half of the first semester’s tuition-fee after receiving an admission offer.
Application fee is non-refundable.
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Master’s degree or equivalent qualification (must be obtained by the end of July) in pharmacy. For country-specific document requirements please see www.ut.ee/en/country-specific
Please be sure to also check further information and our step-by-step application guide at ut.ee/en/curriculum/clinical-pharmacy
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
All applicants must comply with our English language requirements. The only acceptable English tests and exempt categories are specified at www.ut.ee/requirements.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please upload the final version of the motivation letter before submitting the application. It can not be edited after the application is submitted.
The motivation letter should be no more than 500 words and should include:
• clear evidence of the applicant’s interests in clinical pharmacy;
Admission to the masters’ programme is dependent on success in an Entrance Interview (50%) combined with a strong motivation letter (50%).
Only the candidates who receive at least 51 points from the motivation letter, will be invited to the online interview (conducted via Zoom).
The structure of the entrance interview:
For both assignments the maximum score is 100 points and the minimum positive score 51 points. Only candidates who receive at least 51 points from the motivation letter will be invited to the online interview. After the interview, the final admission score is calculated. The application will be considered for admission if a total score of 66 points or higher is achieved.
For further information on assessing candidates´ academic performance and calculating admissions´ score see here.
The master’s programme in Clinical Pharmacy is an innovative online-based programme designed to cater to the needs of working professionals, offering a unique opportunity for pharmacists, regardless of their location, to advance their expertise in clinical pharmacy. This programme stands out in the region as the pioneer in its domain, with no similar offerings available.
Why study Clinical Pharmacy?
The master’s programme in Clinical Pharmacy aims to help pharmacists acquire and demonstrate the competencies in clinical pharmacy through a rigorous programme of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to:
- Review and incorporate current evidence into practice
- Work effectively in a multidisciplinary clinical environment
- Make decisions in clinical situations
- Communicate effectively with patients who have common long-term medical conditions
- Undertake clinical and practice-based research
The master’s programme in Clinical Pharmacy comprises the following courses:
- Fundamentals of clinical pharmacy practice (15 ECTS)
- Applied Therapeutics (35 ECTS)
- Elective module (10 ECTS)
- Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS)
The online master’s programme in Clinical Pharmacy is designed to provide professional development opportunities to pharmacists who work at either hospital or community pharmacies.
The programme benefits pharmacists who wish to improve their clinical pharmacy and patient consultation skills.
The programme’s flexibility and major focus on e-learning make it especially well-suited to those who work – whether outside of Tartu or in another country.
Our alumni are welcome to work as clinical pharmacists in both the hospital and primary care. They can provide patients with a higher level of medical advice.