CK 703 – Pharmacy

Cork City
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Duration: 4 years
CAO and Third Level

Course description

CAO COURSE CODE: CK703 Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry covers chemical aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences ranging from drug design and synthesis of compounds for pharmaceutical applications, principles and methods of analysis and chemical structure determination of molecules, drug discovery and development, and the chemistry of molecules from natural sources, including plants. Formulation and Drug Delivery concerns the formulation of medicines into a preparation for administration of that medicine to a human or animal. Examples include the formulation of a drug into a tablet or injection. Drug Action in the Body is the study of the cells and organs of the body and the actions of drugs upon them. For each drug class, the reasons for their use are explored, in addition to other aspects such as side effects.