What will I learn?

The Master of Good Manufacturing Practice provides up to date and in depth good manufacturing practice (GMP) knowledge within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The course provides critical knowledge of legislation relating to the registration, manufacture, storage and supply of licenced therapeutic goods; GxP and quality systems compliance; and the concepts of quality management, risk management, quality assurance and quality control within this heavily regulated industry - all essential ingredients for career development.

This being the only course of its kind in the Asia–Pacific region, the UTS: Pharmacy discipline has partnered with SeerPharma, the industry’s leading provider of technical compliance and quality assurance knowledge, to deliver students a practice-based and research-led education.

Designed by leading experts in the field, the course provides professional development options and career pathways for students at all levels of industry organisations. It is ideal for students wishing to commence or enhance their pharmaceutical industry manufacturing career with an industry-recognised qualification.

Course structure

Students must complete 96 credit points of study, including 84 credit points of coursework and 12 credit points of research.

Careers

Career options include:

  • production, quality assurance, quality control, documentation, validation, supply chain and regulatory compliance in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industry
  • monitoring and quality assurance in clinical research organisations
  • auditing in government regulatory agencies, consultancy in consulting firms and managers and practitioners in various other associated companies where good manufacturing practices are required.

Which department am I in?

Graduate School of Health

CRICOS

084264C

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,070.00 (US$ 22,445) per year
Fee per session: AUD $16,535

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For admission into most postgraduate courses, you are required to hold a recognized bachelor's degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree. Your academic performance at the bachelor's level will be considered as part of your application assessment. In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, writing 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79-93 overall, writing 21; PTE (Academic) - 58-64; CAE - 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS) - AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The above qualifications must be in one of the following related disciplines:

  • pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  • chemistry
  • biotechnology and bioinformatics
  • microbiology
  • food technology, cosmetics, and nutraceutical
  • science or medical science
  • engineering and related technologies.

Applicants who do not satisfy the above academic and additional requirements may be considered on the basis of general and professional qualifications that demonstrate potential to pursue graduate studies via submission of a CV.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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About this uni

UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

  • Based in the heart of Sydney
  • No.1 young university in Australia
  • Offering AUD 30 million in scholarships
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