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PA30126: Pharmacology placement (M)

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Further information on credits Credits: 48      [equivalent to 96 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 960
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 60%, OR 25%, OT 15%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Placement Report (CW 60%)
  • Oral examination (OR 25%)
  • Conference Presentation (OT 10%)
  • Workplace Presentation (OT 5%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: While taking this module you must take PA30127 AND take PA30128
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The aim of this unit is to allow the student to develop practical research skills in an appropriate industrial, commercial or academic setting.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the unit the student should be able to:
1. demonstrate an ability to generate original data;
2. analyse the data appropriately;
3. present conclusions drawn from the data.

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 student will undertake a research project in the laboratories of the placement provider. The results of this project will be presented as a written report and as an oral communication.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA30126 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

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