Pharmacovigilance at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS

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Course summary

The aim of this course 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 your knowledge and understanding of pharmacovigilance issues.


Modules: Pharmacovigilance regulations and guidelines; drug safety in clinical trials; adverse drug reactions by major body systems 2; management of pharmacovigilance data; principles of pharmacovigilance; adverse drug reactions by major body systems 1; pharmacoepidemiology; labelling and risk management; project, pharmacovigilance.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or above) in biosciences; chemical sciences; clinical sciences; or pharmacy; equivalent professional qualification (veterinary science, medicine or dentistry); other qualifications, research publications or appropriate experience considered on an individual basis; 6 months relevant work experience; if English is not the 1st language, IELTS 7.0 or equivalent is required.

Fees and funding

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Pharmacovigilance at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS