Drug Design and Development (Adv) (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.

Further unit of study information


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

Distinction average in PCOL2011 and PCOL2012. For BMedSc: Distinction average in 18 credit points of BMED units including BMED2401 or (BMED2801 and BMED2802).


PCOL3001 or PCOL3901 or PCOL3012

Study this unit outside a degree

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.