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Beginner's Guide to the (Bio)Pharmaceutical Industry

8 Module eBook

Online Learning

Science, medicine, law and business awareness – the successful development of a medicine demands a wide range of expertise. How does it all fit together?

This online ebook answers the question with a detailed but accessible overview of the pharmaceutical industry, from the birth of an idea throughout the development program leading to a successful drug registration. It also describes the post marketing obligations relating to pharmacovigilance and the continuing lifecycle maintenance and management activities to ensure the product return can be optimised.


This 8 module course will provide you with basic information about the key aspects of development of a medicine including:

  • Drug Discovery - Target Generation
  • Drug Discovery - Lead Generation
  • Drug Discovery - Lead Optimisation
  • Drug Manufacturing
  • Non-Clinical Development
  • Regulatory Affairs and Submissions
  • Clinical Development
  • Post Marketing Activities

This course is perfect for those  who are new to the pharmaceutical industry and require a complete overview of drug development from R&D to post-market activities. 

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