Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development

Study Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Developmentat the University of Sydney


The Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Development program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to bring pharmaceutical and medical products to market. The course has been designed to ensure learning opportunities meet current industry needs and can be applied to day-to-day work.

Why study pharmaceutical and medical device development with us?

  • Learn from experienced expert academics and industry and regulatory professionals
  • Gain knowledge of the process of translating a new drug, formulation or delivery device, from a laboratory setting to a final approved product
  • Develop the critical thinking needed to transform a new therapeutic drug or device into a commercially viable product, and
  • Study online with access to the experts and latest knowledge in a flexible format to suit busy working professionals.

Who should study this course?

This course is for medical graduates or graduates from a health or science-related discipline who currently work, or plan to work, in the pharmaceutical, medical device or regulatory industries.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of this course will have a sound understanding of the theoretical principles and practical application of all the commonly employed techniques in pharmaceutical and medical device development. Graduates will develop the knowledge and skills to work in in a range of medical and pharmaceutical settings.

Course options

Technical Requirements

The coursework is mostly delivered online and there are minimal technical requirements for the course. These include high speed internet access, a microphone and a webcam. For more information about the technical requirements, please see:

Additional information

Coursework is delivered online with an opportunity to work on a final scientific dossier in small groups.

For further information, please contact Professor Paul M Young at