Pharmaceutical Technology II

Course Information
TitleΦαρμακευτική Τεχνολογία ΙΙ / Pharmaceutical Technology II
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013764

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Farmakeutikīs (2018-)

Registered students: 110
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course636

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understanding the manufacturing methods of final pharmaceutical products on a laboratory and industrial scale Understanding the functionality of the different excipients in the final formulation Information on the pharmacopoeia tests to be performed before the medicinal products are marketed
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
A. Solid forms: properties of solid state, fundamental and derived properties of powdered materials. Granulation methods. Ingredients, preparation, properties, filling and capsule specifications. Ingredients, preparations, auxiliaries, tests and specifications for tablets. Multipe unit dosage forms. Ways of achieving controlled release of drugs in solid forms. Design and development of oral controlled release formulations. B. Semisolid Forms: Foams (stability and pharmaceutical applications). Aerosols and their administration by the respiratory system.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work37.5
Student Assessment
Written three-hour examination at the end of the spring semester, during the September examination period and the winter semester for the graduate students. The evaluation process is based on 6-8 topics from the lessons of the lesson. All issues are equivalent. The scores are posted on the 2nd floor of the Biology-Pharmacy building within 1-2 weeks of the exam day. Each student to be eligible for the written exam must deliver work with a detailed description of the devices and methods he used during the Laboratory Exercises as well as present the results on appropriate charts and comment on them by comparing them with others Groups of students.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
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