Good Manufacturing Practice courses
Our Good Manufacturing Practice programs are designed for students who seek in-depth knowledge of regulations, compliance, process development and quality assurance in the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology sectors. Gain expert knowledge of Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice to meet TGA, FDA, EU and PIC/S requirements, and specialise in your chosen stream with this modular degree. From Autumn 2019, students can study the Graduate Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practice live and online.
UTS GSH has partnered with SeerPharma, the industry’s leading provider of technical compliance and QA knowledge to deliver innovative, university-accredited graduate programs in Good Manufacturing Practice. Practice-based and contemporary, the programs are unique in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. You will learn from industry-based experts who have spent many years working with pharmaceuticals, biologics and/or medical device companies.
The units of study cover all stages of the product life cycle -from pre-clinical and clinical through to commercial manufacturing. Industry-based research projects may also be offered to students on the basis of availability and merit, helping students to build relationships with local industry.
- Master of Good Manufacturing Practice (on-campus only)
- Graduate Diploma of Good Manufacturing Practice (two teaching modes – on-campus and online (distance))
- Graduate Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practice (two teaching modes – on-campus and online (distance))
You can map out a pathway for your professional advancement, ranging from entry into the pharmaceutical, medical device or biotechnology sectors to senior and executive management. The programs are also ideal for students wishing to start a pharmaceutical/medical device/biotechnology career with industry-recognised qualifications.
Flexible exit and entry points
Students can enter or exit this course at Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, providing they meet the requirements of each degree. The Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice articulates into the Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice, which is an exit point for students enrolled in the Master’s course.
Our Good Manufacturing Practice courses have two intakes per year - Autumn and Spring. The program operates on Calendar B.
Online (distance) learning
For the first time, students can study the Graduate Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practice online (distance) for the Autumn 2019 intake. The ‘live and online’ delivery of this course is designed for professionals looking to upskill in the area of good manufacturing practice. This course has been developed in close consultation with leading industry partners and graduates are equipped with relevant and practice-based learnings. Students enrolled in the online (distance) delivery will undertake the course part-time in the below sequence: Autumn (Cal B) subjects: - 96059 International GMPs and Quality Assurance 6cp - 96057 GMP for Manufacturing Operations 6cp Spring (Cal B) subjects: - 96063 GxP and Quality Auditing Practices 6cp - 96064 Risk Management for Pharmaceutical Operations 6cp International students who are interested in undertaking the online (distance) delivery are not eligible for an Australian student VISA.
Part-time and full-time study options
All Good Manufacturing Practice courses are offered in the full-time and part-time modes except the Graduate Certificate of Manufacturing Practice online teaching mode, which is only offered part-time.