Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Module Objectives

To provide a comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, including an exploration of quality management systems and their influence on manufacturing processes. This module examines the processes of pharmaceutical manufacturing from API synthesis to the packaging of finished products. It also covers the importance and role of quality management systems in the manufacture of medicinal products.

Intended Module Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this module, students should be able to …

Evaluate the fundamental unit operations involved in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Critically assess the impact of physicochemical properties on pharmaceutical formulation and performance.

Apply understanding of quality management systems in the context of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Analyse the relationship between manufacturing processes and quality control in the production of medicinal products.