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Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

University of Sydney

12 months
Duration
51000 AUD/year
31500 AUD/year
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About

The Medicine (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.  

Overview

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.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31500 AUD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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