Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 303 - Drug Disposition and Kinetics

15 Points

Semester 1


Topics include: passage of drugs across membranes, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, pharmacokinetics, drug-drug interactions, novel drug delivery systems, pharmacogenetics, drug analysis, drugs in selected populations, including the elderly, children and neonates, in pregnancy and in various pathological conditions.


Prerequisite: MEDSCI 204

Please note that the prerequisite listed here applies to students who begin their degree in 2016. Students who started their degree in 2015 or earlier will be under the University of Auckland course and degree regulations in place at that time.

If you have trouble enrolling, then please apply for an enrolment concession.

Visit  www.studentservices.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/sso-apply-concession, to find out how.


Course Coordinator

Please email medsci303contact@auckland.ac.nz with any queries regarding this course.