Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your career prospects in the pharmaceutical industry with the Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice, designed to give you the edge needed to thrive in this competitive field. Gain comprehensive skills tailored for success in medicines and device development, positioning yourself at the forefront of industry innovation and progress. Stay ahead of the curve by delving into cutting-edge trends and future possibilities that shape the pharmaceutical landscape.


Embark on a transformative educational journey with our two-year full-time Master’s program, offering flexible part-time options to suit your schedule. Immerse yourself in contemporary industry practices and enrich your learning experience through at least 12 weeks of supervised placements. Whether it’s drug discovery, clinical trials, medical affairs, regulatory compliance, or pharmacovigilance, our diverse placement opportunities ensure hands-on experience across various sectors within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology domain.

Benefit from personalized learning pathways in your second year, tailored to your individual progress and interests. Our program stands out for its commitment to enhancing student employability through work-integrated learning, guided by award-winning educators dedicated to your success.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in science, engineering, medical science, or related field.
  • Alternatively, completion of the Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Industry Practice from UQ.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on a 7-point scale in previous qualifications.
  • Fulfill English language proficiency requirements: IELTS overall 6.5; TOEFL iBT overall 87; PTE Academic overall score of 64; BE minimum overall grade of 4 with a minimum grade of C in all macro skills; CES overall 176.
  • Admission requirements are subject to change.
  • Drug Design and Formulation
  • Pre-Clinical Drug Development
  • Post-registration Life Cycle Management
  • Device Development, Drug Manufacturing, Regulatory Affairs and Governance

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $44,960
  • Domestic:$8,948

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a world of opportunities as a graduate of our program, equipped with the skills and knowledge demanded by the dynamic pharmaceutical industry. Discover real-world success stories from our esteemed alumni, showcasing the tangible impact of our program in shaping thriving careers.

Navigate the evolving job market with confidence, armed with practical experience, industry insights, and a strong professional network cultivated throughout your studies.

Visa Requirements:

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