MSc Regulatory Affairs (Medicines)


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The TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs (Medicines) has been running for more than 30 years. It is the go-to qualification for both established and new entrants in the profession as it is designed and delivered by expert practising regulatory professionals from a wide range of specialties and backgrounds.

Its flexibility and range are ideal for regulatory professionals who are looking for a work-life balance and require a respected qualification that will support them in their career development. Its mix of theoretical, practical and strategic elements ensure that graduates are fully equipped to move rapidly, effectively and successfully along their desired career trajectory.

With up to 22 modules (+ dissertation) available, students can tailor their programme to suit their specific needs, including the option to take up to two modules from the Medical Devices Pathway. This part-time programme allows you six years to complete the required elements.

Students may be eligible for a distinction or commendation, depending on their final results on completion of their studies, after a maximum time period of six years.

Students can opt to take a Postgraduate Certificate after completing four modules or a Postgraduate Diploma after the completion of eight modules.

Testimonials

Some of our graduates and module leaders talk about their experiences of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory Affairs programme.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the programme normally specify a Science degree (at the equivalent of a 2.2 or above), basic knowledge about regulatory affairs processes, documentation in the healthcare industry and professional skills which include attention to detail, organisation and communication in an area of healthcare product development and lifecycle management.  Full entry requirements

Frequently asked questions

If you have a question about the TOPRA MSc, you may find the answer on our FAQ page . You can also contact Kay Wood, our postgraduate programmes administrator, for additional details.

How to apply

Please download the application form and submit the completed form as instructed in the application documentation.

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Forms, fees and documentation

Upcoming modules

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29/09/2021Regulation of Electrical, Electronic and Software DevicesModule 20 of the MSc and Masterclass: This 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.MC202021
29/09/2021Regulation of Electrical, Electronic and Software DevicesModule 20 of the MSc and Masterclass: This 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.MC2020210