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C11249v2 Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice (GradCertGMP)
UAC code: 940922(Calendar B Autumn session, Calendar B Spring session)
CRICOS code: 084261F
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course is only offered if minimum student numbers are met.


Overview
Career options
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in 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 regarding regulations, compliance/GxP, product development and quality assurance within this heavily regulated industry, an essential ingredient for career development or ongoing study.

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.

Career options

Career options include laboratory and production staff, managers and practitioners in companies where good manufacturing practices are required.

Admission requirements

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:

  • natural and physical sciences
  • pharmacy
  • 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.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

This course is offered on a six-month, full-time or one-year, part-time basis (contact the Graduate School of Health regarding the part-time offering).

Course structure

Students must complete 24 credit points of study.

Course completion requirements

96059 International GMPs and Quality Assurance 6cp
Select 18 credit points of options: 18cp
96069 Contamination Control6cp 
96057 GMP for Manufacturing Operations6cp 
96060 Good (Quality Control) Laboratory Practices6cp 
96062 Good Aseptic Practices and Sterile Products6cp 
96063 GxP and Quality Auditing Practices6cp 
96064 Risk Management for Pharmaceutical Operations6cp 
96058 Validation Principles6cp 
Total 24cp

Course program

The following example shows a typical full-time program.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Calendar B Autumn session
96057 GMP for Manufacturing Operations   6cp
96058 Validation Principles   6cp
96059 International GMPs and Quality Assurance   6cp
96060 Good (Quality Control) Laboratory Practices   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Calendar B Autumn session
96059 International GMPs and Quality Assurance   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
96057 GMP for Manufacturing Operations 6cp  
96058 Validation Principles 6cp  
96060 Good (Quality Control) Laboratory Practices 6cp  
Calendar B Spring session
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
96062 Good Aseptic Practices and Sterile Products 6cp  
96063 GxP and Quality Auditing Practices 6cp  
96064 Risk Management for Pharmaceutical Operations 6cp  
96069 Contamination Control 6cp  

Other information

Further information is available at:

UTS: Pharmacy
email pharmacy@uts.edu.au

or

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS