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PA30127: Dissertation in Pharmacology

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: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: DS 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Written Dissertation (DS 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 undertake a structured piece of library-based research, and to present the findings in an extended written form.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the unit the student should be able to:
1. demonstrate an ability to acquire information from library sources
2. assimilate and collate such information
3. present a coherent account of the topic in the form of a dissertation.

Study skills, handling information (T/F/A)
Written communication skills (T/F/A).

The student will undertake this unit using the facilities of the placement provider, and with the advice and support of the placement supervisor. The subject of the dissertation will reflect the research activities of the placement, but may involve technological developments or therapeutic opportunities within a given area of pharmacological interest.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA30127 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • USPA-AKM02 : MPharmacol(Hons) Pharmacology with Year long work placement (Year 3)