Introduction to the Therapeutics Industry - PHAR9101

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Medical Sciences

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 10

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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PLEASE NOTE: This course has had a change of code and title - up to and including 2009, the course code was PHPH9101. Up to and including 2016, the course title was Principles of Drug Action.

This course begins with an introduction to the milestones of pharmaceutical product development and the roles of the people who work to achieve the development of a new product. It will then focus on the role of therapeutics in improving health outcomes; pharmaceutical image and ethics; the history of the therapeutics industries; how companies are created and structured; current and future strategies for therapeutics development; the role of trade, global harmonisation and the evolution of new funding models in future therapeutics development.

Note: The course is compulsory for programmes 7370, 5504, 9060, 5371 and 9370.
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