Drug Design and Delivery (3104NSC)

This course will cover the discovery and optimisation of new drugs, their metabolism and delivery. Topics will include chemical libraries, screening and computer modelling; natural products; structure elucidation and NMR in drug discovery. It will examine the importance of drug delivery technology; the rationale behind the development of drug delivery systems and the manufacture of such systems. Topics include: chemistry of biologically important molecules (such as proteins, carbohydrates, penicillins, opiates and nucleic acids) and introduces some aspects of drug design and drug target interactions.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 2

Usually available

Nathan Semester 2

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
9 July 2018
Last day to add a course
22 July 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 August 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
9 September 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (41648) Open Thursday 12:00 - 13:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
Central Theatres Complex
Nathan Campus
Friday 10:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12