Pharmacy Research Project (Part B)

Course code PHAR4103B
Not available in 2015

Description

This course is Part B of a multi-term sequence. Part A must also be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence.

Students will continue an individual supervised research project from Pharmacy Research Project (Part A), 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 test their hypothesis from Pharmacy Research Project (Part A). Students will critically appraise the topic using published literature.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Multi-term Sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.

Requisites

The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component.

Assumed Knowledge

PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment and PHAR4103A Pharmacy Research Project (Part A)

Assessment Items

Presentation: Research Seminars

Presentation: Oral presentation

Thesis: Final Research Thesis and Journal Articles

Contact Hours

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Students will be required to meet with supervisors regularly and maintain regular email contact.