The course is a unique collaboration between industry-leading experts, companies and academia comprised of over 40 online lectures by 27 industry experts from 14 companies. There are multiple start dates and because it's distance-learning you can fit it around your other commitments. It's also possible to take individual modules.
Quality by Design (QbD) is a science and risk-based approach for the development and manufacture of medicines and healthcare products that enable cost effective delivery of products over their lifecycle.
All lecturers are based in industry, have on-going and hands-on QbD experience, and come from a range of companies including ‘Big Pharma’, small development companies and specialist material and equipment suppliers.
A variety of course assessment strategies are used including essays, formal exercises, plus a research project. Students have the opportunity to interact with each other, industrial experts and DMU academic staff through a variety of online resources. This is a modular course and each module is individually assessed.