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PA20122: Pharmacology placement (B)

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Further information on credits Credits: 60      [equivalent to 120 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 1,200
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The aim of this unit is to allow the student to develop professional skills in an appropriate industrial, commercial or academic setting related to the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the unit the student should be able to:
1. Time manage and take responsibility for a task within an agreed work plan.
2. Demonstrate competency in a range of professional skills including effective oral and written communication and others appropriate to the placement such as effective team work, generation of original data and/or appropriate data analysis and problem solving.
3. Perform specialist tasks within a pharmaceutical-related setting.
4. Reflect on personal goals set and critically evaluate achievements during the placement (see POLO forms).

Study skills, including practical skills and team-working (T/F)
ICT skills, handling information, data analysis (T/F/A)
Written communication skills (T/F/A)
Oral communication skills (T/F).

The placement will be undertaken in approved premises of the Placement Provider in the UK or overseas. The Placement providers in biopharmaceutical-related establishments including commercial, academic and research institutes. The placement year will be assessed as a written placement report and an oral presentation.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA20122 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • USPA-AKB02 : BSc(Hons) Pharmacology with Year long work placement (Year 3)