Studying a Masters in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs will equip postgraduates with the skills needed to succeed at the forefront of an innovative, exciting industry.
You’ll learn about topics ranging from pharmaceutical manufacturing and quality control through to Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (also known as drug safety). You’ll also receive an excellent grounding in the statistical methods and models used to ensure drugs are efficient, reliable and compliant with regulatory standards.
Depending on the programme, you may be able to complete an industrial placement or internship with a relevant company or organisation.
In terms of entry requirements, you’ll usually need a Bachelors degree in a related subject, such as Medicine, Biosciences or Pharmacy.
Why study a Masters in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs?
A Masters in this field can lead to a career in the pharmaceutical industry, working to ensure that products are safe and effective.
There are also careers in government regulatory agencies, such as the UK’s Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the EU’s European Medicines Agency (EMA) or the USA’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA).