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Hi all,

I am Sammi, a Student Success Officer here at Medway School of Pharmacy.

If you have any questions regarding your application, the courses, the campus, then ask away! I am here to help!

Did you know we don't just do Pharmacy? We have a Pharmacology degree, and a Foundation year available.

I will be available to talk to Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00 and will endeavour to get back to you ASAP.

If you would like to speak to a student, please direct message me your details and I can put you in contact with one of our current students.

I hope to speak to you soon

Sammi
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Good afternoon all.

Next week (18/03) we have our applicant day. I want to say a huge good luck to anybody who is joining us for the day.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask either here or on any of our social media platforms!

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Hey Sammi,

I got a couple questions for you.

I have an interview Monday morning for MPharm. I'm Canadian, so I've never done an interview for a UK university before. What should I expect? I know, people have asked this a bunch, but I'm wondering if anything has changed for the upcoming year. Interview is also on skype, btw.

I was also verbally told by admissions that there is a good chance I will receive an offer and that it will only be unconditional. If whatever happens and I do not make the conditions (by a couple %), is it possible to still get an acceptance? Do you think I'll have to take the foundation course and then try to apply for MPharm.

I'm adamant about coming to Medway, so I'm trying to figure out how all this will work.

Thanks.
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Good afternoon all.

Next week (18/03) we have our applicant day. I want to say a huge good luck to anybody who is joining us for the day.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask either here or on any of our social media platforms!

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Hey Sammi,

I had an interview Monday and it went really well. I just wanted to know how long it usually takes for Medway to send out an offer?
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Hey Sammi,

I had an interview Monday and it went really well. I just wanted to know how long it usually takes for Medway to send out an offer?
Good morning,

I'm glad to hear your interview went well. It takes up to 10 working days to have an offer sent out to you.

I hope you decide to study with us, and I very much look forward to meeting you in September

Best wishes,

Sammi
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Hey Sammi,

I had an interview Monday and it went really well. I just wanted to know how long it usually takes for Medway to send out an offer?
I hope everything went well and you received the offer you were looking for?
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I hope everything went well and you received the offer you were looking for?
Hey Sammi. Yeah, things went great. I got an offer for MPharm. I'm a Canadian student, so the only condition for me is to pass my undergraduate degree (Bsc. Biology), which I am already on track for to finish before September. Looks like Medway is about to get a little more Canadian, eh. :P
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Hey Sammi. Yeah, things went great. I got an offer for MPharm. I'm a Canadian student, so the only condition for me is to pass my undergraduate degree (Bsc. Biology), which I am already on track for to finish before September. Looks like Medway is about to get a little more Canadian, eh. :P
This is brilliant news!!!!

I hope to meet you in September

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Hi all,

I am Sammi, a Student Success Officer here at Medway School of Pharmacy.

If you have any questions regarding your application, the courses, the campus, then ask away! I am here to help!

Did you know we don't just do Pharmacy? We have a Pharmacology degree, and a Foundation year available.

I will be available to talk to Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00 and will endeavour to get back to you ASAP.

If you would like to speak to a student, please direct message me your details and I can put you in contact with one of our current students.

I hope to speak to you soon

Sammi
Hi sammi,
I am a secondary school student sitting my Irish leaving certificate in 2018 and I currently have plans to study pharmacy in this particular university I was looking and I was looking at the entry requirements but I couldn't quite understand how to convert the entry requirement grade into the new Irish leaving certificate grade format. I am just wondering if you could help me to covert the entry requirement grades into the Irish leaving certificate grade format for me please,
Thanks in advance!
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Hi sammi,
I am a secondary school student sitting my Irish leaving certificate in 2018 and I currently have plans to study pharmacy in this particular university I was looking and I was looking at the entry requirements but I couldn't quite understand how to convert the entry requirement grade into the new Irish leaving certificate grade format. I am just wondering if you could help me to covert the entry requirement grades into the Irish leaving certificate grade format for me please,
Thanks in advance!
Good morning,

I have sent this on to our Admissions Manager. As soon as she responds i will let you know!

Sammi.
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Hi sammi,
I am a secondary school student sitting my Irish leaving certificate in 2018 and I currently have plans to study pharmacy in this particular university I was looking and I was looking at the entry requirements but I couldn't quite understand how to convert the entry requirement grade into the new Irish leaving certificate grade format. I am just wondering if you could help me to covert the entry requirement grades into the Irish leaving certificate grade format for me please,
Thanks in advance!
Good morning,

I have a responses.

The Irish leaving cert from 2017 onward is graded H1-H6.
H1 = 36 tariff points
H2 = 30
H3 = 24
H4 = 18
H5 = 12
H6 = 9

So for pharmacy we would require H1/H2 in chemistry and another science based subject and 3 additional subjects at H3.

Pharmacology would require you getting 120 tariff points so you could have a combination of the above. Biology is preferred at higher level.

I hope this helps?

Best wishes,

Sammi
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Hi, I would be interested in doing an independent prescribing course however I am a locum pharmacist who has been registered for 17 months (and havent had much work in the last few months). Is it possible for me to apply later in the year once I have reached 2 years minimum experience, or would I also have to do a clinical pharmacy certificate/diploma/ Msc as well?
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Good morning,

I have a responses.

The Irish leaving cert from 2017 onward is graded H1-H6.
H1 = 36 tariff points
H2 = 30
H3 = 24
H4 = 18
H5 = 12
H6 = 9

So for pharmacy we would require H1/H2 in chemistry and another science based subject and 3 additional subjects at H3.

Pharmacology would require you getting 120 tariff points so you could have a combination of the above. Biology is preferred at higher level.

I hope this helps?

Best wishes,

Sammi
Thanks Sammi this has made everything everything clearer!
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Hi, I would be interested in doing an independent prescribing course however I am a locum pharmacist who has been registered for 17 months (and havent had much work in the last few months). Is it possible for me to apply later in the year once I have reached 2 years minimum experience, or would I also have to do a clinical pharmacy certificate/diploma/ Msc as well?
Hi,

I have sent this question to the relevant member of staff. I will get back to you ASAP.

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Thanks Sammi this has made everything everything clearer!
No problem at all.

If you have any further queries, please don't hesitate to contact me here or on any of our social media pages.
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Hi all,

I am Sammi, a Student Success Officer here at Medway School of Pharmacy.

If you have any questions regarding your application, the courses, the campus, then ask away! I am here to help!

Did you know we don't just do Pharmacy? We have a Pharmacology degree, and a Foundation year available.

I will be available to talk to Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00 and will endeavour to get back to you ASAP.

If you would like to speak to a student, please direct message me your details and I can put you in contact with one of our current students.

I hope to speak to you soon

Sammi
Hi Sammi,
I am a secondary school student studying in the Republic of Ireland and I intend on studying in this university for the academic year of 2018/2019 I am just wondering if Great Britain leaving the EU in 2019 will impact my chances of being able to be eligible for a student loan? Or will the rules still apply as they are now to EU students up until the day Great Britain actually leave?
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Hi Sammi,
I am a secondary school student studying in the Republic of Ireland and I intend on studying in this university for the academic year of 2018/2019 I am just wondering if Great Britain leaving the EU in 2019 will impact my chances of being able to be eligible for a student loan? Or will the rules still apply as they are now to EU students up until the day Great Britain actually leave?
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Hi Tina,

Until the government decide what's what, all rules still apply If anything is to change with regards to student loans, we will update our website immediately to reflect these changes.

I am glad to here you wish to come here next year! If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask me.

Sammi
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Hi, I would be interested in doing an independent prescribing course however I am a locum pharmacist who has been registered for 17 months (and havent had much work in the last few months). Is it possible for me to apply later in the year once I have reached 2 years minimum experience, or would I also have to do a clinical pharmacy certificate/diploma/ Msc as well?
Good afternoon,

Sorry for the delay. Here is the response I got for your question:

"The entry requirement is to have a minimum of two years' post-registration experience. He/she doesn't need to complete the clinical diploma first.

However, they do need to be in work and be able to show that there is a need for them to be able to prescribe in their current job.

I am happy to send a pack to the applicant. Or they can get all they need to know here:

http://www.msp.ac.uk/studying/postgr...ing/index.html"

If you would like a pack, please direct message me an e-mail address.

Sammi
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