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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Industry Practice

  • Graduate Certificate

Break into the pharmaceutical industry by getting the competitive edge to succeed in your career with the Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Industry Practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
5229, 0101741
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$20,520 per year / $20,520 total

About this course

This program will provide you with industry-ready skills to support a career in the medicines and devices development sector.

You'll gain insight into contemporary industry practice, studying ethics, governance, regulatory, business, health economics, drug design and formulation, manufacturing and packaging, clinical drug development including safety (pharmacovigilance) and biometrics from preclinical (animal research) to post-registration.

Courses on project management and commercialisation in the pharmaceutical industry will develop business acumen and the ability to work in global teams across various disciplines.

Study locations

Pharmacy Aust Cntr Excellence

What you will learn

  • Learn from award-winning lecturers and internationally renowned researchers.
  • Join the highest ranked Australian university for research impact in pharmacy and pharmacology.
  • Study ethics, governance, regulatory, business, health economics, drug design and formulation, manufacturing and packaging, clinical drug development including safety (pharmacovigilance) and biometrics from preclinical (animal research) to post-registrati
  • Courses on project management and commercialisation in the pharmaceutical industry will develop business acumen and the ability to work in global teams across various disciplines.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Preclinical research lead
  • Quality control chemist
  • Clinical trials coordinator
  • Clinical research project manager
  • Regulatory affairs manager
  • Pharmaceutical production operator
  • Medical marketing associate
  • Drug and device safety assessor
  • Medical affairs/medical science liaison
  • Drug safety manager