From bench to market: the development of pharmaceutical drug products
Module Title - From bench to market: the development of pharmaceutical drug products
Number of credits – 10
From the latest technologies used in drug discovery through to post market surveillance activities – this module looks at the stages involved in the multimillion pound process of drug product development.
You will learn about drug discovery in the post genomic era, preclinical studies, clinical trials, pre-formulation and formulation activities, manufacturing considerations and regulatory procedures.
By the end of the module you will be able to:
- Describe and demonstrate an understanding of the key stages in the development of a pharmaceutical drug product.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the regulatory and quality environment of the pharmaceutical industry.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and evaluate current and emerging strategies for improving pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.