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.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
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.
On successful completion of the course students will 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.
- Planning a research question.
- Critically appraising the literature.
- Developing a testable hypothesis.
- Designing a study and selecting a research method.
- Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
- Managing a research project.
- Presenting research results.
The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component.
PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment and PHAR4103A Pharmacy Research Project (Part A)
Presentation: Research Seminars
Presentation: Oral presentation
Thesis: Final Research Thesis and Journal Articles
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks
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.