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Practical Medical Affairs

Key information

Subject area:

Life Sciences & Medicine

Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Credit level:



1 day

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 7MCS0004

This module provides real life experience of the medical affairs function in a bio-pharmaceutical company. Following a 1-week placement in a company in which the student will experience a range of medical affairs sub-functions and interact with a range of medical affairs employees, the student will write a critical and reflexive report of an aspect of their experience of medical affairs in action.

What does this course cover?

This module aims to give students:

  • Experience of critical appraisal of medical affairs processes and procedures in a real-life setting
  • Skills for strategic communication of real-world observations of medical affairs
  • First-hand experience to guide their career decisions


What will I achieve?

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

  1. Write critically of an aspect of medical affairs in action and communicate real-world observations
  2. Critically appraise medical affairs processes and procedures
  3. Apply their learning to future career decisions

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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