Design and development of drug delivery systems

Module Title - Design and development of drug delivery systems
Number of credits – 10

From the materials used in drug delivery through to the release profiles of systems – this module looks at the stages involved in drug delivery development.

The module covers the important characteristics that must be considered when designing a drug delivery system, including Issues and importance of stages in drug product development; Routes of administration and associated dosage forms, Polymers in drug delivery, Micro/nanoparticulate drug delivery, Kinetics and diffusion, Macromolecular drug delivery, Bioavailability, Disperse Systems, Liposomal drug delivery and Modified release.