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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Pharmaceutical &amp, Medical Device Development program 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.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
GCMEDICI2PMV
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$10,958 per year
International Fees
$46,500 per year

About this course

The Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Development program 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.

The program 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 is designed and delivered by leading industry and regulatory professionals and academics.

For more information, listen to the Course Coordinator, Professor Paul Young, discuss the new program in this video, or download the course flyer (pdf, 718kb).

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Medicine courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
78.9%
Overall satisfaction
70.4%
Skill scale
53%
Teaching scale
95.9%
Employed full-time
$98.7k
Average salary