Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development

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

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development

Master of Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

Master of Science in Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 12 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

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

Master of Science in Medicine (Advanced) (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of study as required for the Master of Medicine/Master of Science in Medicine
(b) 12 credit points of project units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of compulsory units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development)

Graduate Certificate in Science in Medicine (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development) (admission suspended)

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Compulsory units

Compulsory units - Graduate Diploma, Graduate Diploma in Science

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Compulsory units - Master of Medicine, Master of Science in Medicine, Master of Medicine (Advanced)

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010


It is recommended that this is completed as soon as possible after enrolment into your first unit of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PCOL5104
Pharm and Medical Device Development
6    C CEPI5100 and 18 credit points of stream specific units of study from any of (PCOL5101, PCOL5102, PCOL5103, PCOL5105, PHAR7815)
Semester 2

Stream specific units

PCOL5101
Drugs and Devices: R and D to Registration
6      Semester 1
PCOL5102
Modern Therapeutics and Medical Devices
6      Semester 2
PCOL5103
Therapeutics and Device Innovations (Project)
6    C PCOL5101 or PCOL5102
Semester 1
PCOL5105
Commercialising MedTech and Pharma
6      Semester 2
PHAR7815
Regulation of Complementary Medicines
6    A Students will be expected to have a relevant health care, health science or science related undergraduate qualification or experience working in this sector.
Semester 1

General elective units

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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
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
BSTA5003
Health Indicators and Health Surveys
6    C BSTA5001
Semester 1
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6   

People working in health care will benefit from this course.
Semester 1
CEPI5215
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
6    A Some basic knowledge of summary statistic is assumed
P (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
N CEPI5214


Students without the pre-requisites are encouraged to contact the Unit Coordinator to discuss their motivation and experience.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5312
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (1 and 2)
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
N PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5311
Semester 2
CEPI5315
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
6    C CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
N CEPI5203 or CEPI5102 or CEPI5314
Semester 1
CLTR5001
Trial Design and Methods
6      Semester 1
CLTR5004
Advanced Trial Design
6    P CLTR5001 and CLTR5007
Semester 2
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6    N GLOH5135
Semester 1
HPOL5006
Business of Health
6      Intensive July
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 1
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation
6    A An understanding of research methodology and clinical trials is assumed.
Semester 2

Project units of study

MEDF5301
Project (Advanced Masters)
12   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5302
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDF5303
Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)
6   

Approval of the project and supervisor by the Program Director must be confirmed prior to commencing the project.
Semester 1
Semester 2