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Practical Foundations of Organic Chemistry


Organic chemistry is the study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation of carbon-containing compounds. It is an important area in pharmaceutical production, as it enhances staff capability and capacity for businesses delving into new food production technologies and manufacturing approaches.

What you will learn

This micro-credential prepares learners to engage in pharmaceutical manufacturing by delivering on the learning outcomes specified below:

  • identify and describe the functional groups in botanical ingredients
  • understand the different vitamins and their biological interaction with the body
  • identify and explain the role of enzymes, catalysis and other lab procedures to isolate organic compounds for safe use in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Industry Partner | Vitex Pharmaceuticals

Education Provider | University of Technology Sydney