The Spring Introductory Course (Pharmaceuticals)

The Spring Introductory Course (Pharmaceuticals)
Module 0 of the MSc:  This course covers all aspects of the product development process, and provides a sound overview of EU legislation and regulatory procedures, including the central role regulatory affairs plays in modern healthcare companies.

28-29 March and 4-5 April 2022
Start time day 1: TBC | End time day 4: TBC

Please note that the course will include pre-work.

Course information

TOPRA's Introductory Courses have been designed to provide a firm foundation to your career in regulatory affairs. They are the most comprehensive of their kind and are presented by speakers and facilitators from industry and agencies, all respected authorities in their field.  Our four-day Spring Introductory Course covers all aspects of the product development process and provides a sound overview of EU legislation and regulatory procedures, plus explores the central role regulatory affairs plays in modern healthcare companies and the development cycle of new drugs. 

Note: This course is also Module 0 of the MSc Regulatory Affairs.

This has been a great course. Although I have been working in the regulatory industry for the last 5 years, this was a great overview of the regulatory process from start to end and other fields that are involved.”  – 2020 delegate

Benefits for delegates

  • Four interactive days with comprehensive range of topics and case studies
  • Develop a network to support the rest of your career
  • Meet and learn from an international speaker panel from agencies, industry and contract houses 
  • High quality course materials 
  • Gain the practical skills to be a highly effective regulatory professional 
  • Industry-wide recognised programme will be an excellent start to you career
CPD: This course provides 30 CPD hours upon successful completion. To learn more about why Continuing Professional Development is important, visit our Lifelong Learning page.  


Download a copy of the previous programme.


All courses are taught by experts with real-life practical knowledge and experience. Past presenters have included experts from Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB), MHRA, HPRA, Biogen, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences International. Presenters for this course to be announced soon. 

Suitable for

This course is essential for:

  • People new to Regulatory Affairs who want to acquire a comprehensive foundation
  • Regulatory professionals wishing to update their knowledge
  • Allied professionals wanting to understand the role of Regulatory Affairs



  • Member: £2,690 + VAT* 
  • Non-member: £3,010 + VAT*

Discounted Places

A limited number of discounted places are available at the rates below for those:

Please email for a discount code before making your booking.

Discount prices:

  • Those working for regulatory agencies, government agencies or academic institutions:
    • Members:£2,017.50 + VAT*
    • Non-members: £2,257.50 + VAT*
  • Those working for charities, patient groups or in full-time education:
    • Members: £1,345 + VAT*
    • Non-members: £1,505+VAT*

* VAT, if applicable, is charged at a rate of 20%.

Terms and conditions

Please read the training terms and conditions before booking this course. By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to the training terms and conditions


28/03/2022 - 05/04/2022
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