Study unit
4216519 Introduction to Pharmaceutical Development, Laboratory work, 3 Cp  
Code 4216519  Validity 01.03.2016 -
Name Introduction to Pharmaceutical Development, Laboratory work  Abbreviation FTKHA 
Credits 3 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAine- ja syventävät opinnot Subject0720 Technology of Pharmacy 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Pharmacy (K) 

Katja Pajula 

Learning outcomes 

After this study module, the student is able to

- independently prepare challenging ex tempore drug products

- plan, perform and analyze the activities involved in R&D of pharmaceuticals


Design the formulation for selected dosage form and study the stability of final drug product.

Modes of study 

Laboratory work, poster.


Credits for Exchange students 1 ECT.

Evaluation criteria 



Participation to study units FARTE1-3 and LHT.


Autumn semester 2020.

Offering data 

Fa3, Pr3-5, Pharmacy Exchange students.



Further information 

Teaching languages Finnish and English.

Organising Department: School of Pharmacy

Contact persons:

Responsible teacher: Katja Pajula (katja.pajula(at)

Office: Marja Lappalainen (marja.lappalainen(at)


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration ended
K: Introduction to Pharmaceutical Development, Laboratory work  Lecture and exercise course  Katja Pajula  24.09.20 -20.10.20

Future exams
No exams