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SLE705 - Biopharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered from 2015

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

SBB705

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Morley Muralitharan

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

24 hours of classes and industry visits

Content

Biopharmaceuticals: Types of commercial biopharmaceuticals, drug development, cytokines, haemopoietic growth factors, growth factors, hormones of therapeutic interest, blood products and therapeutic enzymes, antibodies, vaccines, adjuvants, nucleic acid therapeutics, protein based New Chemical Entities (NCEs), small molecule based New Chemical Entities (NCEs), combinatorial synthesis and computational chemistry in medicinal chemistry; specific drugs such as antibacterials, opium analgesics, etc.; case, pre-clinical development, formulation, Phase 1 Trails, Phase 2 Trials, Phase 3 Trials, regulatory approval, product labeling, marketing and launch, product monitoring and improvement.

Medical Devices: Introduction to medical devices, types (any article, including software, intended to be used by human beings for the prevention, monitoring or treatment of a disease, injury or physiological process – including the control of conception), regulatory aspects of the various types of medical devices, experimental design, device discovery, device engineering, device electronics, device materials, device pre-clinical development, testing, clinical trials, regulatory approval, product labelling, marketing and launch and product monitoring and improvement.

Nutriceuticals: Functional foods, additives, nutrichemicals (eg. Probiotics, unsaturated fatty acids)

Assessment

Project reports 40%, examination 60%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
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  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

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