Medicine & Health - Biopharmaceutical Development of Investigational Medicinal Products

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Biopharmaceutical Development of Investigational Medicinal Products
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PF6204
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 11.01.19
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Duration 35hr(s) Directed Study (Distance learning); 1 x 2hr(s) Lectures; 1 x 2hr(s) Workshops; Workshops.
Course Fee The fee for this module was 2018-19 is €2000. There is also a €35 application fee to be paid on submitting your application.
Entry Requirements

Expand+All candidates must be approved by the programme committee within the School of Pharmacy. Applicants may be short listed for interview.
A candidate must have obtained at least a Second Class Honours primary degree in a relevant science discipline (N...

Comment The module incorporates printed module workbooks, teleconferences, web-based seminars and online assessments. The module runs for approximately four weeks. The average amount of directed study that you are advised to undertake per module is about 10-15 hours per week. The module consists of continuous assessment elements and a written exam. The written exam takes place in April.
Course Content


On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Explain the impact of physicochemical properties, the dosage form/formulation and route of administration on the biological response of the drug,

Provide experienc...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Objective:
To understand the effects of formulation on in vivo performance of medicinal products. To explain how new drugs are developed from the initial screening in-vitro to the types of pivotal clinical studies normally undertaken in orde...

Assessment Method Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 80 marks; Continuous Assessment 20 marks (written assignments and in-term tests).

Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.
Number of Credits 5
Further Enquiries For Content Queries: Linda McGuire
+353 (0)21 490 1736

For Application Queries: Judith Manning
+353 21 4903224
Location Venue
Exact rooms to be confirmed within the College of Medicine and Health.
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