Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development


NB PCOL5104 Pharm & Medical Device Development (compulsory for Master’s students) and PCOL5103 Industrial therapeutics (project) will be available from Semester 2, 2018

Table of units of study: Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Compulsory units

Graduate Diploma students

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2

Master students

Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2

Stream specific units

Graduate Certificate students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.
Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.
Master students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.
Students must complete 12 credit points of stream specific units of study:
PCOL5101
Drugs and Devices: RandD to Registration
6      Semester 1
PCOL5102
Modern Therapeutics and Medical Devices
6      Semester 2
Students must complete 12 credit points of units of study:
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
CLTR5001
Trial Design and Methods
6      Semester 1

General elective units

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
Master students complete 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society
6   

Prerequisites: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, law, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1
BSTA5003
Health Indicators and Health Surveys
6    C BSTA5001
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6    A clinical experience strongly recommended
Semester 1
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5311
Semester 2
CLTR5004
Advanced Trial Design
6    P CLTR5001 and CLTR5007
Semester 2
HPOL5001
Economics and Finance for Health Policy
6      Semester 1
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2

Project units of study

Students accepted into the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study. Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation.
MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 1
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval to enrol is conditional upon the submission of a brief project outline and identification of an appropriate project supervisor, as negotiated with the course coordinator.
Semester 2