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Medicine (Advanced) (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (BCR) Online
The Medicine (Advanced) (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development) program at the University of Sydney has been developed to meet the growing need for expertise in modern drug development practices and provide training in state-of-the-art techniques, approaches and requirements for the registration of medical products.
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Overview

The Medicine (Advanced) (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development) program at the University of Sydney is tailored to professionals working in the pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical industry, regulatory affairs, drug product evaluation, registration and therapeutic marketing sectors. This program is designed to introduce students to modern approaches to drug and device design and development, providing an up-to-date set of skills essential for the current industry environment.Students will learn current methods used in drug development, including: molecular therapies; novel-formulation; clinical trials design and analysis; and personalised medicine. Pharmaco-economic, pharmaco-vigilance and pharmaco-epidemiology related to drug development will also be taught.

The process of medicine and medical device registration encompassing therapeutic guidelines, regulation, documentation and post-registration follow up, and the range of drug technologies and medical devices that exist, their properties, classification, development and manufacturing requirements will be studied. Students will prepare and critically evaluate regulatory submissions, clinical trials and drug registration information.

Career Pathways

The program has been designed to ensure that the knowledge you gain can be applied to current industry needs and be readily integrated into your day-to-day work. You will have the opportunity to learn the basic science underpinning innovative therapies, current pharmaceutical trends, regulatory processes, communication and decision-making, and the evidence and ethics relevant to the pharmaceutical industry. You will gain insights and understanding into the key steps involved in current pharmaceutical processes to bring products to market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Trial Design 
  • Bioethics, Law and Society
  • Business of Health 
  • Diagnostic and Screening Tests
  • Drugs and Devices: R and D to Registration 
  • Health Indicators and Health Surveys (HIS) 
  • Industrial Therapeutics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 3-5 years
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    96

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  • Minimum required score:

    592

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General Requirements

  • completion of the requirements for the Master of Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development); and
  • an average mark of at least 75% in 24 credit points of compulsory and/or stream units of study; and
  • any other requirements as stated by the Faculty at the time of application.
CRICOS Number: 00026A

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    49000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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