Professional development

We offer a comprehensive programme of in-person and online training courses, webinars and conferences on a wide range of healthcare regulatory affairs-related topics as part of our commitment to encouraging the continuing professional development of our members and others in the field.

Career progression

If you are looking to become a regulatory professional, learn how TOPRA can assist you in developing your career.


Our roster of healthcare regulatory affairs courses, webinars, conferences and other events for 2019.


Take the opportunity for in-depth study and demonstrate your commitment to regulatory affairs with our qualifications - from postgraduate certificates and Master's degrees to a PhD - offered in conjunction with the University of Hertfordshire in the UK.


Demonstrate your regulatory affairs competence with a Chartered Scientist professional registration.

Lifelong Learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Regulatory affairs professionals need to undertake continuing professional development to ensure they remain safe and effective in daily practice. All members of TOPRA are required to 'continually improve performance and update or refresh their skills and knowledge'. For Registered Members of TOPRA - those who use the designation MTOPRA - we consider 50 hours per year spent on learning to be the minimum. Use our CPD tool to record your progress.


TOPRA's premier events, led by our Annual Symposium, are must-attend gatherings for regulatory affairs professionals

Resources for professionals in medical devices and combination products

TOPRA is committed to assisting the regulatory profession in accessing the most relevant and up-to-date news and resources in the medical devices and combination products space. See how we can help you in 2019.

Apprenticeships in Regulatory Affairs

TOPRA has worked with a diverse group of employers to create an apprenticeship for regulatory affairs as part of its commitment to encourage access to and training in the profession.