This module introduces Pharmaceutics, a discipline of pharmacy that corresponds to the science of dosage form design. The module covers all facets of the process of turning a chemical into a safe and effective medication.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Distinguish between methods of administrating medicinal products to the body and Identify the factors influencing the route of administration

  2. Classify the method of formulation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms including solids, liquids, parenterals, topicals, aerosols, veterinary and sustained-release products

  3. Detail the important processing principles used in the manufacture of medicines

  4. Explain how the formulation of medicines is controlled with regard to GMP and QC testing

  5. Outline emerging trends in Pharmaceutics

% Coursework 40%
% Final Exam 60%