The Medicine (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. It 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.
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.
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- 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
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Number: 00026A
- Admission to the Master of Medicine (Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Development) requires a medical degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification.
International49000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 49000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National30500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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