London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Course Introduction

This programme addresses the increasing need for well informed professionals to work in all areas related to the assessment of drug safety and risk'benefit of drug use; the curriculum provides an introduction to epidemiology, statistics, pharmacoepidemiology and health economics; it also covers the historical and legal background to pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology, and pharmacological basis of ADEs, addressing ADE issues at individual and population levels, and the application of pharmacoepidemiological principles and methods to practical drug issues.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants will normally have a science, biomedical or biostatistical background, hold a 2nd Class Honours degree of a UK university (or equivalent) in a science, medical, statistical or related subject and will have some experience in the area; however previous experience will be taken into account in all cases; applicants must have a good standard of written and spoken English, and of English comprehension; a curriculum vitae should be submitted with the application.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
Short Course
Part Time
Certificate (Postgraduate) £4,410  Whole course. First year overseas fees
Short Course
Part Time
Certificate (Postgraduate) £4,410  Whole course. First year home fees