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The course will focus on an introduction to the global therapeutics industry (pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and diagnostics); the role of therapeutics in improving health outcomes; the history of the therapeutics industry; how companies are created and structured; current and future strategies for development of therapeutic technologies; the role of global trade agreements, regulatory harmonisation and the evolution of new models for funding innovation in future therapeutics development.

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Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Fully online

Indicative contact hours


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