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Application of Chromatography in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research CSA743



This unit will provide advance training to obtain separation science skills in the field of pharmaceutical and biomedical science essential to successfully complete the required research project. The purpose of this unit is to introduce the advance laboratory skills that researchers are required to utilise on a regular basis. After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Develop and validate different types of chromatographic assays
2. Test active pharmaceutical ingredients and excipients present in various pharmaceutical formulations
3. Test physicochemical stability of extemporaneously prepared pharmaceuticals
4. Test the concentrations of pharmaceutical ingredients in cell culture medium


Unit name Application of Chromatography in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research
Unit code CSA743
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Discipline Pharmacy

Dr Rahul Patel

Teaching staff

Associate Professor Nuri Guven

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060501 $1,987.00 $1,987.00 not applicable $4,708.00

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CSA741 Basic Laboratory Skills in Pharmaceutical Science and Cell Culture

CSA742 Introduction to Analytical and Cell Culture Techniques


CSA744 Application of Cell Culture in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research


Teaching Pattern

Online class: 60 min, weekly (13 times)

Science Laboratory: 180 min, weekly (13 times)

Independent Learning: 120 min, Semester (13 times)


Multiple choice question online quizzes ( 4 x 5% each)

Submission of practical report (1 x 25%)

Short answer question written online quiz (1 x 25%)

Practical assessment (1 x 30%)

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