Our Programs

FCD delivers post graduate programs to students with family or work commitments and who may not have access to similar courses due to geographic or financial challenges.

M.Sc Pharmacy Administration and Policy Regulation

in partnership with the University of the Western Cape

Do you want to help bring safe, efficacious, and accessible medicines to patients around the world? This Master of Science program, delivered in partnership with the University of the Western Cape will give regulators and professionals working in the health sciences, the skills to lead the development, licensing and ongoing pharmacovigilance of medicines and medical devices.

Next intake: January 2023

Post Graduate Diploma in Regulatory Sciences

Would you like a post graduate diploma tailored specifically for regulatory professionals who do not want to commit to a two-year masters program? This course will equip you with the skills needed to play a significant role in the development, licensing, and ongoing pharmacovigilance of medicines.

Next intake: January 2023

Post Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Affairs

This post graduate certificate is for those who wish to improve their knowledge of regulatory affairs and the economic environment medicines are developed in. Delivered over 10 weeks, graduates gain the core skills and knowledge to support the regulatory journey of a medicine or medical device whether working for a regulatory agency or within industry.

Next intake: October 2023

Post Graduate Certificate in Ethical Leadership

While we need many technical and scientific skills to develop and regulate medicines, the hardest skills to apply are probably ethical leadership and negotiation skills. This certificate will give you a toolkit to begin applying solid ethical principles and adaptive leadership techniques to your current and future challenges.

Next intake: January 2023

Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Operations

This Post Graduate Diploma will give you the skills to lead the clinical development of medicines. The diploma also covers 70 South African credits / 35 ECTS of modules that comprise the M.Sc in Pharmacy Administration and so may be a path towards entry to the Masters’ program.

Next intake: June 2023

Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Operations

Clinical research cannot take place without efficiently run research sites and development programs. This 10 week course will give graduates the core competencies required to support trials whether working at a research site, CRO or sponsor.

Next intake: June 2023

Post Graduate Diploma in Health Science Data Analytics

Post Graduate Diploma in Health Science Data Analytics delivered by FCD in partnership with UWC, this diploma will give learners the core skills needed to lead clinical and other research programs with a focus on data wrangling, quality and validation plus the key steps in data planning, management and sharing.

Next intake: October 2023

Post Graduate Certificate in Data for Research

This Post Graduate Certificate delivered by FCD in partnership with UWC will help learners deliver well-structured, machine-readable data, validated to a defined and standard metadata schema.

Next intake: October 2023