London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

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.

Entry requirements

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 methods

Assessment by examinations and a project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,410 per Whole course (England) 20 weeks
Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,410 per Whole course (International) 20 weeks
Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,410 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 20 weeks
Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,410 per Whole course (Scotland) 20 weeks
Certificate Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,410 per Whole course (Wales) 20 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Camden WC1E 7HT South East

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