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Regulatory Affairs is one of the best career opportunities for Pharmacists.

Most of the pharmacy students and experienced pharmacists don't focus on a topic called "pharmaceutical regulatory affairs" or regulatory affairs. Every pharmaceutical company and cosmetics company need pharmaceutical regulatory consulting in both pre and post-production. They paid a huge amount of salary for that job.
In this article, we are going to discuss regulatory affairs career.

In every pharmaceutical industry, there are various departments like production, quality control, marketing, etc. Most of the time pharmacists or pharma students applied for only that jobs but they don't have clear knowledge that there is a special regulatory department in the pharmaceutical industry. They also need candidates for this particular segment.

What are pharmaceutical regulatory affairs?

Regulatory affairs or pharmaceutical regulatory affairs is a profession to safe public health and welfare by controlling the safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals products cosmetics, etc.

Role of regulatory affairs:

  • The first priority is to protect public health and welfare.
  • Always stay updated with the ever-changing legislation.
  • Get ready for legal and scientific regulations and requirements.
  • With the strategic and technical advice to the Research and development, production, quality control, marketing of the company to help the company to avoid problems.

Qualifications/Knowledge required for regulatory affairs pharmacist jobs:

You should have a clear knowledge of
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • cGMP
  • ICH-07 guidelines
  • Nation regulatory standards
  • Compliance with required documentation
  • Safe handling of chemicals
  • Safety of plant operations
  • Keep updated with various guidelines from Health authorities

Regulatory affairs job positions/job profiles in the pharma industry:

  • Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Executive Regulatory Affairs
  • Manager of Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Senior Regulatory Associate
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Regulatory Affairs Associate
  • Senior Executive Regulatory Affairs
  • Senior Executive Regulatory Affairs
  • Assistant Manager of Regulatory Affairs
  • Assistant Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory Affairs Consultant
  • Drug Safety Specialist
  • Drug Inspector
  • Quality control Associate
  • Food Safety Scientist

How to get a job in regulatory affairs:

  • You should have a B.Pharm or M.Pharm degree.
  • You should have a minimum of 1 or 2 years of experience in regulatory affairs or quality assurance field in the pharmaceutical industry, sometimes marketing or sales experiences are also considered.
  • You should have good written and oral communication skills.
If you passed all those criteria, then you can go to any online job portals and find there, regulatory affairs jobs. They will show you a lot. Apply all of them and grab one that you like.

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Demo of a job portal regulatory affairs jobs.

If you don't have any experience and if you are just a graduate of pharmacy student then go for a regulatory affairs course. That may help you to make a great career.

Pharmaceutical regulatory affairs course:

You can do a pharmaceutical regulatory affairs course. Basically, you can join for M. Pharm. in drug regulatory affairs program.
This is a two years regular master degree course. This course is divided into four semesters.
After B.Pharm you can join this regulatory affairs degree. This course may use to get a job in pharmaceutical regulatory affairs.

Name of some institute offering M. Pharm. in Drug Regulatory Affairs:
For Indian pharmacy students:

  • College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Chennai
  • Indukaka Ipcowala College of Pharmacy, Gujarat
  • Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak
  • Ch. Bansilal University, Bhiwani 
For more information: Master of Pharmacy [M. Pharm] (Drug Regulatory Affairs) -

Northeastern University:

Northeastern University regulatory affairs course is very popular for UK and USA pharmacy students. But they may offer full-time and part-time from anywhere in the world.

That's not M.Pharm, they offer the Master in Science in regulatory affairs in drug, biological, and medical devices. They may provide online degrees.

For more information about Northeastern University's regulatory affairs, you can visit their website. Click here.

Read this carefully:
Before admission, you should know all the information about these institutes. Please don't trust us blindly.

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