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PSC3272

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ben Boyd

Synopsis

This subject will cover advanced drug delivery nanotechnologies and parenteral formulations.

This will involve:

  • Drug delivery nanotechnologies
  • Microemulsions
  • Liposomes
  • Injectables

Objectives

Describe the principles behind the formulation of nanotechnology drug delivery systems, microemulsions, liposomes and parenteral formulations.

Assessment

Final exam (3 hour): 70%; practical reports: 30%.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Ben Boyd

Contact hours

24 1 hour lectures

Prerequisites

PSC2202 (formerly PSC2201) Product development I
PSC2271 Formulation chemistry I
PSC2272 Formulation chemistry II

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.monash.edu.au/muso