Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course in pharmaceutical medicine, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding/knowledge of the following:

  • The process of drug development and how to incorporate and apply the latest innovative biopharmaceutical development strategies, methodologies and tools
  • The principal steps in drug discovery, target identification and non-clinical research
  •  The pertinent issues involved in the undertaking of clinical research and development
  • The regulation of medicines in the various global markets, including ethical and legal provisions
  • The management of drug safety issues pre-and post-marketing authorization
  • The management of all lifecycle activities (regulatory and marketing) of a medicinal product
  • The principles of health economics and their application in the development and marketing of medicinal products