School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

The Business of Pharmacology

Module code: BMD271

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10: Thursday 10 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 11: Thursday 9 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 7, 8, 9, 10: Thursday 12 pm - 1 pm
    Off-Campus Visit
  • Semester 2: Weeks 11: Tuesday 1 pm - 6 pm
    Lab
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3, 4: Tuesday 3 pm - 6 pm

Contact: Prof Christoph Thiemermann
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: BMD261, BMD265

This module will bring together pharmacology knowledge and apply it in the context of commercialisation. Students will examine and compare small and start up enterprises, including University spin outs alongside larger pharmaceutical companies. This module will also introduce aspects of finance, intellectual property rights, business law and marketing for business development.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 91.0% Coursework, 9.0% Practical
Level: 5