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Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Unit Catalogue 2008/09

PA30055 Research project in Pharmacology (B)

Credits: 18
Level: Honours
Semester: 1
Assessment: CW 60%, OT 40%
Aims: The aim of this unit is to allow the student to undertake a laboratory based research project, and to develop practical research skills, including critical and presentational skills within a small group.
Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the unit the student will be able to:
1. demonstrate an ability to work as part of a small team;
2. generate original data;
3. to analyse that data appropriately and to present the data and conclusions in written form.
Study skills, handling information, working with others (T/F/A)
Written communication skills (T/F/A)
Cognitive skills (T/F/A).
Small groups of students will be offered a choice of research project from a wide range of topics in pharmacology. The individual written reports will take the form of a research grant proposal, using a form based on that provided by the Wellcome Trust.