A first or second-class honours degree in biosciences, chemical sciences, clinical sciences or pharmacy, or an equivalent professional qualification in veterinary science, medicing or dentistry. Applicants with other qualifications, research publications or relevant experience will be considered individually.
Months of entry
The aim of this MSc is to provide a postgraduate education in Pharmacovigilance, including relevant techniques, the basis of adverse drug reactions, regulations and guidelines, handling safety issues including labelling and risk management and systems and processes. Teaching consists of lectures and workshop activities in small groups and takes into account real world situations. There are opportunities for sharing experiences and networking which contributes to the development of students' knowledge and understanding of Pharmacovigilance issues.
Modules include Principles of Pharmacovigilance, Adverse Drug Reactions by Major Body Systems, Pharmacovigilance regulations and guidelines, Drug Safety in Clinical Trials; Spontaneous Reporting and Adverse Drug Reactions in Special Groups, The Management of Pharmacovigilance Data, Pharmacoepidemiology, Labelling and Risk Management.
Information for international students
If English is not the first language, a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent is required.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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