IMC UAS Krems, Austria: New Master Programme "Regulatory Affairs", Starting in 2011

By Imc Fhkrems, PRNE
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

IMC UAS Krems is the First University in Austria to Offer the Totally new Master Programme "Regulatory Affairs" in Part-Time Format. The Course of Studies Last Four Semesters and Starts in September. Graduates are Awarded an MSc Degree.

KREMS, Austria, February 23, 2011 - Natural Sciences, Law and Management

Unique in Austria, the master programme "Regulatory Affairs" at the IMC
UAS Krems offers its students the opportunity to study all aspects of
regulatory affairs at a superior academic level. Students acquire profound
interdisciplinary knowledge in medicine, toxicology and pharmacology, as well
as the necessary legal expertise. The courses are taught at a national,
European and international level. The core areas cover the development,
quality, efficacy and safety of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, the
development of product information and the processing of approval procedures.
The two-year master programme is offered in a part-time format with English
as language of instruction. Due to the way it is organised (weekend modules),
it is also ideal for students from neighbouring countries.

Need for Regulatory Affairs Managers on the Rise

Pharmaceutical companies are seeing an increased need for regulatory
affairs managers. These internal advisers are essential to pharmaceutical
companies and act as an interface between production facilities, marketing
and management departments, and also function as an indispensable link
between companies and approval authorities. Their work requires the greatest
care and comprehensive interdisciplinary and cross-national knowledge.

Life Sciences at the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

In the area of Life Sciences, the IMC UAS has been offering the programme
"Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology" for eight years. This new
high-quality and internationally oriented education programme for Regulatory
Affairs Managers is yet another programme with strong focus on practical
issues that opens the door to international career opportunities.

The master programme Regulatory Affairs starts for the first time in the
winter semester 2011/12 and addresses academics with a background in natural
science. For more information:


    IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
    Michaela Sabathiel
    Tel: +43(0)2732802-530


Wolfgang Schütt - Head of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Department:, +43(0)2732-802-321

Contact: IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Michaela Sabathiel, Tel: +43(0)2732802-530, marketing at . Subject-specific: Wolfgang Schütt - Head of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Department: wolfgang.schuett at, +43(0)2732-802-321

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