Our programme will provide you with full understanding of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic behaviour optimises evaluation in therapeutic clinical trials and post-registration use in the treatment and/or diagnosis of diseases. The award qualifies an individual as having received postgraduate training suitable for senior scientific and clinical posts within clinical pharmacology.
The programme is designed to:
- Give a greater understanding of clinical pharmacology
- Provide evidence of specialisation, which is increasingly required under EU legislation
- Demonstrate proficiency across the whole field of clinical pharmacology through a system of continuous assessment
Economic pressures and work commitments can make it difficult for organisations to release staff for training on a long-term basis. Our part-time, modular programme is designed to fit in with full-time employment and make it easier for busy people to to balance work commitments with learning. You can start the programme at any time during the year. You can also attend the training as part of your continuing professional development.
The part-time and modular nature of the programme is well suited to busy people with additional work commitments, allowing a flexible rate of attendance (one to four modules per year). The MSc requires 180 credits, the Postgraduate Diploma requires 120 credits and the Postgraduate Certificate requires 60 credits.
Please note the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate awards are named Clinical Research.