BSc. (Hons) Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences

This degree is designed for students to develop a good understanding of industrial pharmacy in general and the importance of applying the knowledge and skills into the practice in the pharmaceutical industry in Sri Lanka and other countries. In the last decade, the rapid growth of the pharmaceutical industry had diversified the roles and functions of the industrial pharmacist. This degree program will cover the areas of manufacturing, development, marketing and distribution of drug products including quality assurance. The graduates will be familiar with pharmaceutical industry with the particular practice of their discipline. Principle amongst this will be the methodology of design and develop new drugs in both western and herbal products. Through the graduates of this program, it is expected that the pharmacy profession will greatly contribute to the development of quality, safe and cost-effective medicines which the people are in dire need of.

Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

February 2019

Duration

4 Years

Course Modules

Year 1 - *Semester i

IDS1123

Medical Terminology

IDS1153

General Psychology

Year 1 - *Semester ii

IDS1233

General Pharmaceutics

IDS1243

Applied Chemistry

Year 2 - *Semester i

IDS2113

Anatomy and Physiology I

IDS2123

Biochemistry I

IDS2133

Physical Pharmacy I

IDS2143

Organic Chemistry

IDS2153

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Year 2 - *Semester ii

IDS2213

Anatomy and Physiology II

IDS2223

Biochemistry II

IDS2233

Industrial Pharmaceutics I

IDS2243

Inorganic Chemistry

IDS2253

Pathology of Diseases

Year 3 - *Semester i

IDS3113

Pharmacology I

IDS3124

Pharmaceutical Engineering I

IDS3133

Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I

IDS3143

Industrial Pharmaceutics II

Year 3 - *Semester ii

IDS3213

Pharmacology II

IDS3224

Pharmaceutical Engineering II

IDS3233

Advanced Medicinal Chemistry II

Year 4 - *Semester i

IDS4113

Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics

IDS4123

Pharmaceutical Quality Control

IDS4133

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

IDS4143

Pharmacognosy I

IDS4154

Research Project

Year 4 - *Semester ii

IDS4213

Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing

IDS4232

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

IDS4243

Pharmacognosy II

**selected modules only

Job Opportunities

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Control / Quality Assurance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Research and Development
  • Formulation Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Academia
  • Entrepreneurship