UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study is designed to extend the Pharmacy undergraduate's knowledge and skills in research practice and problem solving, and written and oral scientific communication acquired in PHAR4815. Honours provides an important basis for those who may wish to branch into specialised areas and will be particularly useful for those seeking employment in industry, government, hospital laboratories, research institutions and also for those considering continuation to postgraduate studies.
The workshop/tutorial/seminar component of the course will assist in the development of advanced research skills and will complement the research project. A final research presentation and report describing research results and conclusions is to be conducted at the end of the semester.
Further unit of study information
Journal club and seminars (approx 22 hours in total) and research project (approx 24-30 hours per week) and monthly meeting (approx 4hrs).
Forensic: Lectures 8hrs
Research paper manuscript (50%), oral presentation of research project (20%), supervisor mark for overall research performance (20%) and seminar diary (10%).
Satisfactory performance in forensic examination.
Those recommended by individual lecturers and research project supervisors. Pharmacy and Poisons legislation is required but is made available in a specific format for the unit.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
PHAR4811 and PHAR4812 and PHAR4823 and PHAR4815
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.