London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance
This programme addresses the increasing need for well informed professionals to work in all areas related to the assessment of drug safety and risk-benefit of drug use; the curriculum provides an introduction to epidemiology, statistics, pharmacoepidemiology and health economics; it also covers the historical and legal background to pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology, and pharmacological basis of ADEs, addressing ADE issues at individual and population levels, and the application of pharmacoepidemiological principles and methods to practical drug issues.
Applicants will normally have a science, biomedical or biostatistical background, hold a 2nd Class Honours degree of a UK university (or equivalent) in a science, medical, statistical or related subject and will have some experience in the area; however previous experience will be taken into account in all cases; applicants must have a good standard of written and spoken English, and of English comprehension; a curriculum vitae should be submitted with the application.
Assessment by examinations and a project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Certificate||Part-time||£ 4,410 per Whole course (home fees)||20 weeks|
|Certificate||Part-time||£ 4,410 per Whole course (overseas fees)||20 weeks|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine||Camden||WC1E 7HT||South East|
020 7636 8636