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PA40259: Research project in Pharmacy

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2015/6
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Further information on credits Credits: 18
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 70%, OT 30%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Written Project Report (CW 70%)
  • Supervisor Assessment (OT 30%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: This unit is only available to visiting ERASMUS students.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The aim of the unit is for the student a) to gain skills in setting up an hypothesis, b) to devise experiments designed to test that hypothesis, and c) to develop practical research skills in testing that hypothesis.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit, the student should be able to: explain the background to the chosen research area, formulate the hypothesis to be addressed and select the means by which it is to be tested, generate original data and to analyse it appropriately, and to present conclusions drawn from the data in the form of a well organised and well argued report modelled on a research paper commensurate with the volume and depth of the project.

Study skills, handling information, working with others (T/F/A). Communication skills (T/F/A). Cognitive skills (T/F/A).

Students will be offered a choice of research project from a wide range of topics in the pharmaceutical sciences or pharmacy practice. Projects will be offered by negotiation with the visiting student's own university.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA40259 is only available to visiting ERASMUS students

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2015/16.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.