Physiological considerations and physicochemical principles underlying drug delivery and delivery system design, particularly related to parenteral, oral, transdermal, pulmonary, ocular, nasal, buccal and rectal routes and formulations.
|Paper title||Drug Delivery Systems|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$800.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,796.00|
- Limited to
- Paper Structure
- 33 lectures
- Internal 20%
- Final 80%
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures, laboratories and tutorials.
- Aulton M.E. (2007) Pharmaceutics: The Science of Dosage Form Design, 3rd edn, Churchill
Florence A.T. & Attwood D. (2006) Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy, 4th edn, Pharmaceutical Press.
Sinko P. (2006) Martin's Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5th edn, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Perrie Y. & Rades T. (2010) Pharmaceutics - Drug Delivery and Targeting, Pharmaceutical Press, London.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information
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- Learning Outcomes
- Explain how the chemical structure and physical properties of a bioactive can influence absorption following administration via the various routes
- Determine how a delivery system can be formulated to enable control and optimise delivery of bioactives
- Understand the different requirements for delivery of small and macromolecular bioactives
- Appreciate the application and limitations of the various routes of drug delivery and drug delivery systems
- Integrate the knowledge acquired in the various science-based papers taught in the second year of the curriculum (Biopharmaceutical Chemistry A and B, Physical Pharmacy A and B, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Physiology)
- Continue to develop analytical laboratory skills
- Communicate knowledge in an appropriate scientific manner
- Admission from successful completion of second-year programme or approved graduate entry
- Teaching staff
- Dr Arlene McDowell, Dr Shyamal Das and Dr Greg Walker