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Pharmacoepidemiology and Global Affairs

Key information

Subject area:

Life Sciences & Medicine

Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Credit level:



5 days

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

*Please note that applicants to this short course should go via King's Apply (click red 'Apply' button on the right of this page) and select the following programme*:

Pharmaceutical Medicine Non-Award (Part-time)

Module code 7MCS0003

This module covers the advanced principles of pharmacoepidemiology and global health issues. 

What does this course cover?

This module aims to give students knowledge of:

  • Pharmacoepidemiology; global medical affairs; public health challenges; best practice for global health; delivering high standards of health globally
  • Global healthcare marketplace; sale and marketing of medicines
  • Global pharmacovigilance; design of effective data collection and reporting strategies
  • Advocacy strategies for influencing policy and decision makers
  • Payer use of pharmacoeconomic evaluation to select which medicines to buy


What will I achieve?

By the end of this module students will be able to:

  1. Recognise the global public health challenges
  2. Appreciate the challenges of manufacturing, selling and marketing medicines for the global healthcare marketplace
  3. Design effective data collection and reporting strategies for global pharmacovigilance
  4. Generate advocacy strategies for influencing policy and decision makers globally
  5. Apply pharmacoeconomic evaluation to derive cost effective purchase lists

Who is this for?

Minimum entry requirements are either a medical degree (such as an MBBS) or a 2:1 first degree in pharmacy, pharmacology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related subject.



Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £2590

Home Students £1670

Overseas Students £2590

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