UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

PHCY5614 Pharmacy Research Project

Credit 12 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake a small research project under the guidance and advice of a supervisor. It builds on the literature review the students have conducted in PHCY5609 Current Developments in Nutrition, Health and Biotechnology, and allows them to work collaboratively within a research team to execute the project and to present their findings in a manuscript and a seminar.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) define a research problem and formulate the hypothesis; (2) develop a literature search strategy, retrieve the relevant literature and write a critical review; (3) design the methodology with appropriate controls and standards; (4) conduct the study according to good research practices and ethics requirements; (5) collect, record, process, analyse and display the data using appropriate software and statistical methods; (6) interpret the collective data with reference to literature evidence; (7) communicate the research in written form and orally in a public seminar; and (8) work collaboratively within a research team.
Assessment This comprises a combination of ongoing evaluation by the supervisor (15 per cent); final assessment of a research dissertation (50 per cent); and a seminar (35 per cent).

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Lee Yong Lim
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Master of Pharmacy and PHCY5609 Current Developments in Nutrition, Health and Biotechnology
Contact hours workshops and tutorial sessions, collation of research data: equivalent to 2–3 days per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/PHCY5614/SEM-2/2017

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