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PA40130: Research project in Pharmacology (M)

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: 12      [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 240
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 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Written Grant Proposal (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 undertake a literature based research project, and to develop research skills, including critical appraisal and presentational skills.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the unit the student will be able to:
1. demonstrate an ability to identify a research hypothesis
2. critically analyse literature sources to support their hypothesis
3. present the data and conclusions in the format of a research grant application

Study skills, handling information(T/F/A)
Written 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 pharmacology. The written report will take the form of a research grant proposal, using a form based on that provided by the Wellcome Trust.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA40130 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • USPA-AKM02 : MPharmacol(Hons) Pharmacology with Year long work placement (Year 4)