Product Formulation and Manufacturing


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PFM714 - Product Formulation and Manufacturing


Admission to the program


PRA700 - Introduction to Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs or co-ordinator permission

This course covers the cGMP's, how they came into being and their impact on Formulation and Manufacturing, including the importance of accurate documentation and validation of all processes. Pharmaceutical mixing - mixers, excipients and the principles of how products are mixed to provide good flowing granulations are covered. Solutions, ointments, cream preparation and packaging as well as new novel drug delivery systems (transdermal patches, aerosols, and sub-cutaneous implants) are discussed. Students have the opportunity to propose formulations for products and learn how to troubleshoot problem products using the knowledge they have gained.

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