Cophela project comprises 5 Work Packages (WP)

WP1 Preparation

Setting up the communication tools and the matrix of responsibilities

WP2 Development

  • Selection of the goals of specialized pharmacy education

  • Selection of the methodology based in the analysis of the needs and the e-learning literacy in the target countries respectively

  • Production of a M.Sc. consisting in several MOOC courses tailored for the target countries and

  • Pilot implementation and quality accreditation by the partner’s institutions

Courses will be at the master level and will cover the main specializations in pharmacy: community, hospital and industrial pharmacy in a flexible and open form of self-directed, online learning designed for mass participation.

Geneticcounselling

Pharmacogenomics

Statistics & data managements applied to research, drug development & management

Selected Topics in Molecular Pathology

Drug regulatory affairs in Biotechnology

Solid and liquid dosage forms

Nanotechnology in drug delivery

Biological & advanced therapies

Drug safety & ethics

Health care & Pharmaco-economics

Patient care in long-term illness

Radiopharmacy

WP3 Quality Plan

Paradigm to be used, data collection, analyses and interpretation.

WP4 Dissemination & Exploitation

Dissemination will be based on associate partners using IT and social media resources as well as the specific channels of the European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (EAFP); Conferencia Iberoamericana de facultades de farmacia (COIFFA); Unión de Universidades de America Latina y el Caribe (UDUAL); Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Posgrado (AUIP); European Pharmacy Students Association (EPSA); Erasmus Mundus-latin America Chapter (EM-LA-Chapter); Asociación Iberoamericanas de Academias de Farmacia (AIAF) . Exploitation: The courses are open (no fees) . Certificates of completion, development of master thesis and face-to face support will be given at a cost by institutions that incorporate them into their academic offer.

WP5 Management

Arbitration/decision- making with problem detection and resolution(consortium plus the European Education and Cultural Executive Agency, EACEA in case of formal amendments), budget allocation and reallocation.

Partners will participate in all WP. Associated Partners will participate in the dissemination and exploitation activities, implementing the courses and extending the implementation to others. They will collaborate in the surveys and giving advice (Curriculum Development Advisory group).