Courses Catalogue

Pharmaceutics Ii

COURSE CODE: BPH 2202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course covered the basic theories and unit processes encountered in pharmaceutical production. The course discusses the significance and application of these unit processes in pharmaceutical formulation.

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

This course introduces to the student the basic theories and unit processes used in pharmaceutical formulation. It defines the underlying principles and their significance and application in pharmaceutical formulation. It also introduces principles in pre-formulation and formulation and their significance. 

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe unit processes, their significance and application in pharmaceutical formulation.
  2. Describe solubility and solutions 
  3. Explain fluid mechanics
  4. Explain interfacial phenomena and activity
  5. Describe surface-active agents and their use in pharmaceutical formulation.
  6. Describe pharmaceutical pre-formulation and its significance.