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Pharmaceutical Medicine

Postgraduate Pharmaceutical Medicine at King's

King’s offers three MSc programmes in Pharmaceutical Medicine. Pharmaceutical Medicine is the scientific discipline for the discovery, development, evaluation, registration, monitoring and medical marketing of medicines for the benefit of patients and the public.

In every MSc you will learn the clinical development process, from early-phase studies to post-marketing activities and also the regulation of medicines and pharmacovigilance. Then, depending on the MSc you choose, you will specialise in either the pharmacological issues of the development of medicines, the science of the development of medicines or medical affairs.

You will also undertake a research project that will give you the academic mastery of a subject of cutting-edge importance in your chosen sector of pharmaceutical medicine.

Students from the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science walking in corridor

 

Our Pharmaceutical Medicine Courses

Example Career Destinations

Taking a Pharmaceutical Medicine MSc can set you up for a wide range of careers, including:

 

 

Short Courses

Offered by King’s College London and the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine (IFAPP) Academy, this online CPD programme is designed for biomedical professionals working in medical affairs related functions and other areas of the medicines development arena within the biopharmaceutical industries and clinical research organisations.

It consists of six modules to be offered asynchronously online, synchronous webinars and discussion forum, aiming to create a well-rounded, competent Medical Affairs workforce. A CPD certificate is granted to those students completing the six modules and final assessment.

Applications open in the autumn of each year and the programme runs from January-December. 

We also offer the option to take one or two modules from our MSc courses, as part of your continued professional development. The modules are self-contained units taught over four or five days, and assessed independently.  Please click here for more information.

IFAPP Medical Affairs

IFAPP Academy

Find out more about IFAPP Academy - Kings College London Medical Affairs in Medicines Development…