Unit

School Of Science

Pharmacological ChemistryWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300920.2

Discipline: PHARMACOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Janice Aldrich-Wright


Assumed Knowledge
This unit is aimed at undergraduates with a grounding in chemistry and biochemistry.


Equivalent Units
300324 - Pharmacological Chemistry

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Janice Aldrich-Wright  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Janice Aldrich-Wright  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is aimed at undergraduates with grounding in chemistry and biochemistry who have an interest in a career related to medicinal chemistry. Because it concerns the manner in which foreign molecules can interact with the body’s mechanisms it is of direct relevance not only to the pharmaceutical industry but also to the food, agricultural, cosmetic (etc) industries. It conveys the fascination of designing chemical structures for particular uses within biological systems and which overlap the disciplines of chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology and pharmacology. Emphasis is placed upon design of the chemical structure itself rather than an investigation of the specific chemical structure of its site of action in the body. This is reflected in the laboratory work which traces the historical development of drug design, essentially through a process of a series of inorganic syntheses, relevant to a range of common drugs.


Courses
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2743.8Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.9Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
3658.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
3660.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
3673.1Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
3673.2Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3682.3Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced)CONTINUING
3755.1Bachelor of Medical ScienceCURRENT
3758.1Bachelor of Advanced Medical ScienceCURRENT
4748.2Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
6002.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
6002.2Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
6042.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

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M3103.1Medicinal ChemistryCONTINUING
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