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Why study Regulatory Science with UOW?

Developed with industry in mind, UOW’s Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science is a 12 month online course that will give you the expertise you need to become a regulatory affairs specialist.

This course will help you:

  • Build a portfolio of practical experience in navigating regulatory frameworks that you can apply at your firm.
  • Get industry-centred applied course content, delivered by industry experts.
  • Understand how quality management systems can generate competitive advantage for your firm.
  • Get ahead of the industry changes to regulations. This course will provide you with information and training on how to manage regular disruption and change.
  • Graduates of this course will be better prepared for future regulatory shifts within the industry, both internationally and domestically, and can maintain a competitive edge especially where in-house regulatory knowledge can be of benefit to small to mid-size operations.
  • UOW has government subsidised places available for domestic students studying this course (see Commonwealth Supported Places).

UOW’s online courses are a flexible, convenient option if you’re looking to earn a postgraduate degree that’s identical in quality and reputation as those studied on campus. The best part is you can study when and where it suits you. 

Career pathways include:

  • regulatory or clinical affairs associates
  • research or development scientists
  • marketed-product support and quality assurance roles
  • biomedical, manufacturing and validation
  • process control engineers
  • post market surveillance and vigilance monitoring roles
  • distribution and legal representation of products, academia and government roles 

Government subsidised places are available for eligible Australian students through a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), subject to availability. Please check Course Finder for full fee information or contact us.

The next enrolment for this course commences in our Autumn 2019 session, 4 March – 27 June 2019. Check the course information page or contact us for more information on study requirements.

Why study Regulatory Science?

A regulatory affairs specialist ensures medical and health products meets industry and government regulations designed to keep the public safe. This 12-month online course is the perfect health-kick for:

  • Your career. Gain the knowledge to advance and future-proof your health career.
  • Public health. By focusing on the entire product life cycle, you will be able to bring new products to market faster and more efficiently manage regulatory affairs.
  • The business. Improve investment outcomes for your business by learning a quality management system approach to managing regulatory compliance.
Prof. Alison Jones

In a world where medicines, medical devices and other health opportunities are evolving, the ability for regulation to protect human health is never more important.