Masterclasses

Our Masterclass courses are designed to meet the educational and vocational needs of experienced regulatory professionals in the pharmaceutical and allied industries.

Each pharmaceutical Masterclass lasts 2.5 days and is built around lectures, case studies and discussion groups. Lecturers are drawn from the industry, regulatory authorities and academia.

Emphasis in most of the courses is given to discussion of European regulatory requirements and to practical problems involved in meeting them. Where appropriate, comparisons are made with the regulatory requirements of other major markets.

A total of 21 continuing professional development Masterclasses are on offer providing the opportunity for experienced regulatory professionals to gain valuable in-depth knowledge and updates. Around five pharmaceutical Masterclasses are held each year.

Upcoming Masterclasses

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30/01/2019Leadership and Strategic Management in Regulatory AffairsThis Masterclass is designed for regulatory affairs professionals to develop their understanding of the management and leadership skills needed to run a successful regulatory affairs department. This is also Module 10 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSCM1018
20/02/2019Regulation of In Vitro Diagnostic Medical DevicesThis Masterclass primarily focused on the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation, this course will present the latest information covering the new regulation and how this differs from the In Vitro Diagnostic Directive in the EU and other jurisdictions such as the US, Japan, China and Brazil. This is also module 19 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSCM19
03/04/2019Registering Biological Biotech and Advanced Therapy ProductsThis Masterclass is designed for regulatory affairs professionals to develop and deepen their understanding of all aspects of the regulation and scientific principles underpinning development of biological, biotechnology and advanced therapy products, products, which provide challenges with their inherent complexities. The module includes consideration of the data requirements for clinical trial applications and marketing applications. This is also Module 9 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs: The lecturers are highly experienced professionals in their field of work.MSC92019
08/05/2019Strategic Planning in Regulatory AffairsThis Masterclass will help you understand the practical and strategic aspects of global regulatory affairs and will help to develop your knowledge and skills to provide advice to their companies and help develop a regulatory strategy. This is also Module 1 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory affairs.MSC12019
29/05/2019Regulation of Electrical, Electronic and Software DevicesThis Masterclass will enable you to understand the practical and strategic regulatory issues relating to the development, maintenance and marketing of active devices. It will enable you to critically debate the commercial implications and the impact of the regulations on product stakeholders. This is also Module 20 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSCM2019
03/07/2019Regulatory Strategy for a New Active Substance: NonclinicalThis Masterclass will give delegates an understanding of the practical and legislative requirements for the nonclinical phase of global drug development. It will explore the regulatory issues that are likely to arise and provide advice and discussion around solutions to such situations. This is also Module 2 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSC22019
25/09/2019US Regulation of Medical DevicesThis Masterclass will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the US regulatory procedures for medical devices, to enable you to make recommendations about regulatory strategy for the US market. Additionally it will provide you with an understanding of a globally important market in addition to the knowledge of the EU that the rest of the course provides.This is also Module 21 of the MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSCM212019
20/11/2019Data Management and Digitalisation in Regulatory AffairsThis Masterclass will provide you with  the theoretical background to data management, document management, electronic submissions, eCompliance regulatory information management and the new identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) requirements, and find solutions to practical problems in this area. Deal with large volumes of data and deal with different data (from nonclinical to post-market pharmacovigilance.  This is also Module 12 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSCM122019
04/12/2019Regulatory Requirements for a New Active Substance: QualityThis Masterclass will help you understand and provide advice on quality data requirements in the pharmaceutical regulatory environment as well as addressing practical regulatory questions in this area.  This is also Module 3 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs.MSC32019