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VPS3072

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

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

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville Second semester 2010 (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

VPS2102 Product development I
VPS2071 Formulation chemistry I
VPS2072 Formulation chemistry II

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

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