Pharmaceutical Medicine

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Pharmaceutical Medicine
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code 56313 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2023
Application Date Closing Date: 31st July 2023
Duration 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements Prospective students for this course must hold a primary degree in either medicine or another relevant health or science subject. Candidates should have a minimum of two years' practical experience in their area of qualification/pharmaceutical industry. The course is run in the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James's Hospital, Dublin 8.
Number of Places 20
Course Summary This M.Sc. course is administered by the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, in the Trinity Centre of Health Sciences, St James's Hospital, Dublin. It has been developed to provide medical and science graduates with specialist knowledge and skills in the area of clinical pharmacology and pharmaceutical medicine. In-take is on an annual basis.
Course Content

Expand+Components of the course include principles of:

•Pharmacology and biostatistics
•New drug development and the regulatory environment
•Pharmacoeconomics and rational use of drugs
•Pharmacovigilance and drug information

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Assessment Method Students are assessed by way of continuous assessment and are required to pass written and oral examinations at the end of their course. In addition, they are required to submit a written dissertation on their research project (with the possibility of an oral examination) by the end of the second year of the course.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
This course allows graduates to pursue careers in multidisciplinary environments such as drug discovery, medical affairs, as well as working for regulatory authorities, charities, and other positions where expertise in pharmaceutical medicine is required.
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Joanne Ramsey

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