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Area/Catalogue
PHAR 3025

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101820

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To evaluate the design of advanced drug delivery systems and to critically analyse the influence of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in industry, hospitals and community pharmacy.

Course content

Biopharmaceuticals including peptides, proteins (eg: insulin, erythropoietin, vaccine), gene delivery; lipidic systems; sterile preparations including parenterals, nasal and ophthalmic delivery, implants, brain delivery; advanced topics covering radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical nanotechnology, biosimilars, sunscreens and veterinary pharmaceuticals and others; regulatory affairs in pharmaceutical industry, hospitals, and community pharmacy.

Textbook(s)

Aulton, M.E., Taylor, K.M.G., Aulton's Pharmaceutics, The Design and Manufacturing of Medicines, Current Edition, Churchill Livingstone, London

Florence, A.T. & Attwood, D., Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy, Current Edition, Pharmaceutical Press, London

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 2014 Dosage Form Design 1
PHAR 2016 Dosage Form Design 2
PHAR 1008 Health Professional Essentials

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 8 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 4 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 2 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 8 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 4 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Test - 20% 1 hour
Report 1500 words 20% -
Presentation - 10% 10 minutes
Examination 3 hours 50% -
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Test - 20% 1 hour
Report 1500 words 20% -
Presentation - 10% 10 minutes
Examination 3 hours 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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