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

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


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

Master's students

Master's students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study
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
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's 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: R and D 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
PCOL5103
Industrial Therapeutics (Project)
6    C PCOL5101, PCOL5102
Semester 1

General elective units

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.
Master's 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 (HIS)
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
CLTR5004
Advanced Trial Design
6    P CLTR5001 and CLTR5007
Semester 2
HPOL5001
Health Systems and Financing
6      Semester 1
HPOL5006
Business of Health
6    C HPOL5001 or SMBA6001

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students who do not meet the recommended co-requisites may be granted entry if they have at least one year's work experience in a related field.
Intensive July
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
WARC5001
Research Translation, Impact and Evaluation
6    A This unit of study is best suited to students who have a solid understanding of research methodology and clinical trials. It is not limited to but is ideally suited to people with a clinical background.
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 enrol in a minimum of 12 credit points of project units of study in order to submit their final written work.
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 course coordinator 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