FORM09001 2019 FORMULATION AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS

General Details

Full Title
FORMULATION AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS
Transcript Title
FORMULATION AND DELIVERY SYSTE
Code
FORM09001
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
FORM - Formulation
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
09 - NFQ Level 9
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Mary Butler, Margaret Doherty
Programme Membership
SG_SBIOP_O09 201900 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Science in Biopharmaceutical Science SG_SBIOP_E09 201900 Level 9 Certificate in BioPharmaceutical Science SG_SBIOP_M09 201900 Master of Science in Biopharmaceutical Science
Description

This module deals with advanced methods of biopharmaceutical formulation for stable drug delivery other than oral dosage forms which are not typically used for biopharmaceuticals. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the key principles of preformulation. 

2.

Discuss the delivery methods for modern therapeutic proteins such as antibodies, growth factors etc. 

3.

Outline various non-invasive methods for drug delivery such as nasal, pulmonary, transdermal etc. 

4.

Describe polymer-based and lipid-based systems of drug delivery. 

5.

Describe the operating principles of  lyophilisation.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

100% CA

Module Assessment Strategies

2 Moodle Quizzes (between weeks 4 and 10)

1 Long Answer Question (Week 11)

1 mini-project (Week 13)

 

Repeat Assessments

as per Q manual

Indicative Syllabus

Topics covered will include some of the following: pre-formulation in advance of actual formulation; non-invasive methods of drug delivery - nasal, pulmonary, transdermal etc.; polymer-based, lipid-based methods of drug delivery;  formulation technologies such as lyophilisation.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Moodle Quiz Continuous Assessment Multiple Choice 10 % Week 4 1,2,3,4,5
2 Moodle Quizz Continuous Assessment Multiple Choice 10 % Week 10 1,2,3,4,5
3 1 mini-project Continuous Assessment Assignment 50 % Week 13 1,2,3,4,5
4 LAQ Continuous Assessment Open Book Exam 30 % Week 10 2,3,4,5

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Distance Learning Suite Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Self Study 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2010 Sterile Drug Products: Formulation, Packaging, Manufacturing and Quality Informa

Recommended Reading
2010 Freeze-Drying/Lyophilization of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products Informa

Recommended Reading
2013 Microspheres and Microcapsules in Biotechnology: Design, Preparation and Applications Pan Stanford

Recommended Reading
2016 Drug Delivery: Principles and Applications Wiley

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

as per booklist

Journal Resources

as per booklist and resources on moodle

URL Resources

resources on moodle

Other Resources

None