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Complementary Medicines Regulation

Sydney Professional Certificate

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 28 April 2023.
View details of the changes below.

Graduates of this Professional Certificate will have specialised knowledge in the Complementary medicines regulation.

Graduates will have cognitive skills to:

  • Understand the processes involved in the development, production, regulation and ethics of pharmaceutical products and devices with a focus on the complementary medicines industry.
  • Discussion of good manufacturing practice (GMP), quality standards and submission of product dossiers requirements for complementary medicines in Australia.
  • Evaluate the ethical aspects of medicine and device marketing with a special focus on assessing the level and quality of evidence to support the manufacturer’s claim for herbal and nutritional supplement products in Australia.
  • Appraise the internationalisation of complementary medicine products. for example regulation in Asia and other key areas for export.

Sydney Professional Certificate in Complementary Medicines Regulation

Students must complete:
(a) 12 credit points of 5000-level or higher units of study
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition
Pharmaceuticals: development and regulation
6    P PCOL5101
Regulation of Complementary Medicines
6    A Students will be expected to have a relevant health care, health science or science related undergraduate qualification or experience working in this sector

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
28/04/2023 PCOL5101 removed from unit of study table (replaced by PHAR7817) PHAR7817 added to the unit of study table (replacing PCOL5101)