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PA40234: Communicative skills in pharmacology

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: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 10%, OR 90%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Infographic (CW 10%)
  • Seminar Presentation (OR 90%)
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:
To develop further key skills in information retrieval, organisation and communication leading to an extended seminar presentation.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this unit the student should demonstrate an ability to undertake literature searches, to assimilate and critically evaluate scientific information and to present a given topic as an oral communication supported by an infographic.

ICT, handling information (T/F/A)
Oral and written communication (T/F/A)

Each student will prepare and present a 30-minute oral seminar and infographic on a topic selected from a list of subjects that includes a range of disease states and global health conditions. Talks will address the underpinning pathology of the disease area, genetic and environmental impacts, clinical and pharmacological therapies, ethical issues and the global impact of research in pharmacology.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA40234 is Optional on the following programmes:

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