Model-based Drug Development / Course details

Year of entry: 2021

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Course description

Our range of Model-based Drug Development CPD units provide you with the knowledge and skills for making evidence-based decisions at various stages of drug development.

If you are interested in studying model-based drug development at postgraduate level to further your professional prospects, but don't have the time to dedicate to a full master's course, you can take one or more units from our MSc as standalone continuing professional development (CPD) courses.

The CPD courses are designed for science, engineering or mathematics graduates, and scientists linked to the pharmaceutical industry who wish to expand their expertise while working in the industry.

You can transfer the credits earned through these CPD units to contribute towards an MSc award if you wish.

Available units

  • Basic Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (6 weeks, 15 credits)
  • Physiologically-based Pharmacokinetics and In Vitro-In Vivo Extrapolation (6 weeks, 15 credits)
  • Advanced Topics in Physiologically-based PK Models (6 weeks, 15 credits)
  • Data Analysis in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (12 weeks, 30 credits)

Course unit list

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Basic Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics PHAR69921 15 Optional
PBPK and In Vitro In Vivo Extrapolation (IVIVE) (1) Fundamental Concepts PHAR69922 15 Optional
Data Analysis in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics PHAR69923 30 Optional
PBPK and IVIVE 2 Advanced Concepts and Applications PHAR69932 15 Optional

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