Market Access &
Health Economics


PCB Campus


Monday to Thursday from 18:00h to 21:00h


One Academic Year


October 2021




Preinscriptions are open



The objective of the master program is to understand the process of how the industry prepares a new global drug approval entry and the global value dossier to work with the administrations and governments to deliver it to the patients

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The main roles and companies related with these areas of knowledge’s are those such as, global and local market access manager, government affairs, pricing and value management or patient advocacy, among other corporate positions at biotechnology-based companies or the pharmaceutical industry

Programme Structure

1st Module

Management in Drug Discovery
  • Early stage innovation & Biotechnology Based Talent
  • Venture Capital and Licensing Agreements
  • Global Market Access and Health Economics
  • Project Management in Lifesciences

2 months

2nd Module

Scientific and Regulatory Development
  • Target Product Profile (TPP)
  • Regulatory Affairs for FDA/EMA Approval
  • Preclinical & Clinical developments for new chemical entities
  • Preclinical and Clinical developments for new biological entities

2 months

3rd Module

Heath Economics & Outcome Research
  • National Healthcare Systems & Price Negotiations
  • Premium Price and Shared risks
  • Budget Impact Analysis & QUALY Adjustment
  • Reference Pricing effects on Pricing Strategy

2 months

4th Module

Global Market Access
  • Strategic and Operational Access Strategy
  • Implementing Local Strategies – Launch Sequence
  • MA roadmap and Opportunity prioritization
  • Government Affairs - Patients Associations

2 months

5th Module

Final Assignment
  • Global Market Access Plan
  • Acquire knowledge in international management in the life sciences sector.
  • As a part of the global drug discovery plan the students will develop the global MA strategic plan with a local country focus as practical example.

1 month

"The master programs offer to the students the opportunity to access to Biotech-based companies and the Pharmaceutical industry acting supporting the practical aspects of their academic knowledge. It also provides a global overview of drug development since early-stage until it reaches the market and the patients, promoting team building work. "

Toni Serra - Global Brand Manager

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