Pharmacy Research Project (Part A)
|Course code PHAR4103A||Units 10||Level 4000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|
This course is Part A of a multi-term sequence. Part B must also be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence.
Students will undertake an individual supervised research project, incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their supervisor. Projects will address a health sciences related research question. Students will use evidence-based techniques to develop a hypothesis which will go on to be tested in Pharmacy Research Project (Part B). Students will utilise sufficient published literature to develop an appropriate research question and hypothesis.
Not available in 2014
|Objectives||As a result of successfully completing this course, students should be able to: |
1. Develop a research question.
2. Critically appraise the literature related to the research question.
3. Demonstrate the application of research strategies.
4. Collect data appropriately.
5. Analyse and interpret data.
6. Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills including the presentation of a research report.
|Content||1. Planning a research question. |
2. Critically appraising the literature.
3. Developing a testable hypothesis.
4. Designing a study and selecting a research method.
5. Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
6. Managing a research project.
7. Presenting research results.
|Assumed Knowledge||PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Individual Supervision|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Student Projects: for 10 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks|
Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks