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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Laurence Orlando


The aim of the unit is to:

  1. Provide students with exposure to formulation science in an industrial setting;
  2. To give students experience in working in teams, problem solving and preparation of reports.


At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Understand how formulation science projects are run in the industry;
  2. Design an experimental approach to solving a formulation problem;
  3. Prepare a technical report on experimental work conducted.


Satisfactory performance at industrial site and project written report

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Laurence Orlando

Contact hours

140 hours of practical placements


VPS2021 Analytical methods
VPS3071 Formulation chemistry III

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at: