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MS in Pharmaceutics

Program outcomes – MS Pharmaceutics

Master of Science (MS) in the specialization of Pharmaceutics is a level 9 program. It comprises of two year program with first year for course work in Pharmaceutics and the second year for dissertation work. The total number of credits is 41.

General Learning Outcomes:

The curriculum has been framed to provide pharmaceutical industry oriented learning opportunities enabling the students to get the required knowledge in formulation and manufacturing aspects of dosage forms and learn the basic skills relevant to product development and evaluation of drug products.

At the end of the two year curriculum, the students will be able to:

S.No Learning outcomes
1 Acquire knowledge to design new dosage forms and drug delivery systems for existing drug molecules
2 Carry out preformulation studies on new drug molecules and evaluate the usefulness of various novel excipients
3 Demonstrate skills in the various technological aspects related to the manufacture of a range of pharmaceutical products.
4 Initiate research independently on the formulation and stability testing of new products
5 Acquire the skills related to liaising with the regulatory bodies to take up the matters regarding approval process of products designed.
6 Advance their knowledge and skills through research.

 

Program Outcomes:

Knowledge:

At the end of the program, the students will be able to:

1 Explain scientific knowledge regarding manufacturing technology,        pre-formulation studies, novel drug delivery systems and biotechnology products
2 Develop knowledge of pharmaceutical products and their stability testing
3 Describe technical knowledge regarding the machinery and instruments involved in the manufacture of drug products.
4 Understand the process of     bioavailability and bioequivalence evaluations.
5 Explain the evaluation of   drug products as per compendial guidelines and regulations
6 Appreciate the ethical principles involved in evaluating different         pharmaceutical materials and products in the drug industry.
7 Tabulate and show documentation of research results and verify their validity and reliability
 

Skills:

 

8 Operate different machinery involved in the manufacturing and analysis of quality pharmaceutical dosage forms.
9 Perform stability testing protocols for a wide range of drug products.
10 Carry out evaluation of drug products as per compendial guidelines.
11 Demonstrate ability to conduct the analysis of drug compounds
12 Write and organize the research findings in seminars and dissertation
13 Plan and design research in the area of pharmaceutical technology
14 Perform statistical tests and analyze the data to draw meaningful conclusions.
15 Formulate novel and controlled release drug products and design dosage regimens based on pharmacokinetic principles
16 Develop innovative ideas to apply the principles of biotechnology
 

Competence:

 

C1 Autonomy & Responsibility
17 Take responsibility for managing professional investigation of interactions between drugs and excipients in the formulation of dosage forms
18 Work effectively as a specialist in recognizing the scientific basis of a good     formulation and adopt new strategies to offer solutions
C2 Self Development
19 Contribute and observe ethical standards in the implementation of   professional practices through cGMP and develop novel product
20 Evaluate own learning and identify the needs of conducting drug

manufacture following regulatory guideline

C3 Role in context
21 Manage complex professional processes and motivate a team of qualified team members for optimal performance and evaluation of drug products
22 Function independently and take initiative to develop scientific   systems and establish validated practices