Medical Affairs MSc (Full-time)

King’s College London  is ranked as the seventh best university in the UK according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, and is renowned for pharmacy and pharmacology. The university is a PharmaTrain accredited centre of excellence, offering state-of-the-art training in medical affairs and course credits that transfer internationally

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Delivered from London's most central university, the full-time medical affairs MSc at King's College London is concerned with the development and lifecycle management of medicines and designed to develop careers which involve engaging the medical community on the wider issues facing the field. 

Course details

Students will learn about the whole lifecycle of medicines, from pre-clinical development to Phase 4 trials to sales and marketing. Core modules are taken alongside students from MSc courses in Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development Science. You'll complete an individual research project, guided by an expert in that field. There's also the option specialise in communication with and education of healthcare practitioners, pharmacoepidemiology and global issues relating to medicines, or ethics and professionalism, as well as the opportunity for industry placements. 

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a bachelors degree in a science with the grade of a 2:1 or above. Applicants with a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) will be considered where they offer significant work experience in a related field. Visit the university's admission pages to find out more about International entry requirements and English language entry requirements.

Career outcomes

This course will put you in an excellent position for a rewarding career medical affairs, a growing sector within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. As the only Medical Affairs MSc currently offered by any university, you’ll be joining an exclusive group of graduates who are well versed in all the sub disciplines of medical affairs, giving you an extra edge of employability in the sector. 

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Strand, London WC2R 2LS
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