At the end of the course the student should have acquired knowledge and understanding of controlled release formulation, their composition and how they work, and of targeting strategies.
In particular, the student should:
1. Be able to understand the mechanisms involved in controlled release and targeting of drugs. Know the main controlled release pharmaceutical forms and the main drug targeting strategies. Be able to use the specific language and the correct terminology (knowledge and understanding).
2. Be able to recognize the function of each excipient of a given cosmetic product and the possible interactions among them. Be capable of formulating the main categories of cosmetic products (solutions, creams, lotions, detergents) (applying knowledge and understanding).
3. Be able to communicate the results of scientific studies also to a non-expert audience. Be able to write a formal document, neat, understandable and appropriate for the professional context. Be able to produce a written document morphologically, syntactically and grammatically correct (communication skills).
4. Be able to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of a given controlled release or innovative pharmaceutical form (making judgements).
5. Be able to connect the different subject studied among them and with the basic disciplines. Have the capability of continuous education, through the scientific publications in the field of pharmaceutical technology (learning skills).