Research Methods (PHAR4815)


Research Methods is a component of the Honours elective, and is designed to extend students' knowledge and skills in research methods and problem solving, as well as oral and written scientific communication. The workshop and seminar series in the unit will equip students with the advanced research skills needed for their research projects. Research projects will be commenced in Semester 1 and completed in Semester 2 under the direct supervision of an academic staff member.

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Data management (approx 18hrs); literature searching and appraisal, and scientific presentations (approx 8hrs); research methods (approx 39hrs); journal club and seminars (approx 12hrs) and research project.


Data management assignment (15%), literature review and appraisal essay (5%), oral scientific presentation (5%), literature review manuscript (50%), research protocol defence (20%), and seminar diary (5%).


Those recommended by individual lecturers and research project supervisors.

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

All third year units of study.


PHAR4811, PHAR4812, PHAR4813

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