University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice provides up-to-date and in-depth good manufacturing practice (GMP) knowledge within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. It provides critical knowledge regarding regulations, compliance/GxP, product development and quality assurance within this heavily regulated industry, an essential ingredient for career development. This is the only course of its kind in the Asia–Pacific region.


Students must complete 48 credit points of study.


  • Subjects include: GMP for Manufacturing Operations
  • Validation Principles and Practices
  • International GMPs and Quality Assurance
  • Good (Quality Control) Laboratory Practices
  • Contamination Control
  • Good Aspetic Practices and Sterile Products
  • GxP and Quality Auditing Practices
  • Risk Management for Pharmaceutical Operations

Standard entry 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: pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Biotechnology and bioinformatics
  • Microbiology
  • Food technolog
  • Cosmetics and nutraceutical
  • Science or medical science
  • Engineering and related technologies.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.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $38,688 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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