Drug Design and Development (Advanced) (PCOL3912)


This unit will consist of the lecture and practical components of PCOL3012. Students will be set special advanced assignments related to the material covered in core areas. These may also involve advanced practical work or detailed investigation of a theoretical problem.

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Two 1 hour lectures and one 3 hour tutorial/practical per week.


One 2 hour exam, in class quizzes, assignments (100%)


Patrick, Graham L. An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry. 6th edition. Oxford University Press. 2013.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

An average mark of 75 in (PCOL2011 and PCOL2012) or (BMED2401 and 12 additional credit points of BMED240X)


PCOL3012 or PCOL3901 or PCOL3001 

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.