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.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2021
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. Part A cannot be completed as a standalone course, it will only count towards your program once you have successfully completed Part B.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Apply research skills to study a professional pharmacy or scientific question/issue.
2. Critically appraise the literature related to the question/issue.
3. Demonstrate the application of research skills and knowledge.
4. Collect, analyse and interpret data as required to investigate the question/issue.
5. Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills including the presentation of a professional/capstone report.
- Developing and understanding the Professional and Scientific question
- Critically appraising the literature.
- Designing a study and implementing a method to study the issue.
- Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
- Presenting reports (written and oral).
PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment and PHAR4103A Pharmacy Research Project (Part A)
Professional Task: Poster *
Report: Final Research Report *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Report: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
- Professional Task: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
Face to Face On Campus 9 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
This is for project work and students will be required to meet with supervisors regularly and maintain regular email contact.
Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term
An Oral presentation
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