Course Code: SBMS3215
Course Title: Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Industry Nowadays
Unit: 2
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Major Elective
Concentration Area: B
Year of Study: Year 3 or above
Term: 1
Pre-requisit:: Nil
Co-requisite: Nil
Course Coordinator:

Professor KER Dai Fei Elmer


This course aims at promoting students’ understanding with regard to the multi-faceted aspects of the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry so that students will be better prepared for a future career in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry. Students will be introduced to successful stories of pharmaceutical companies, Research & Development (R&D) in the industry, invention and dispatching of drug products and non-traditional treatments/products to the society, vaccines and diagnostics, and other consumer health products. Students will also learn about how the industry evolves with regulatory body requirements, how the industry interfaces the patients and Society with ethics. Lastly, effective communications in the industry will be discussed. Students will also share the innovation of building their own pharmaceutical or biomedical products.

Offering Year: 2018/19 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.