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 journal club/seminar/postgraduate conference component of the course will assist in the development of advanced research and presentation 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.
Journal club and seminars (approx 15 hours in total) and research project (approx 35-40 hours per week) and monthly meeting (approx 3hrs). In addition, students are required to attend several sessions of the Faculty Postgraduate conference. Forensic: 8hrs
Research paper manuscript (55%), oral presentation of research project (25%) and supervisor mark for overall research performance (20%). Satisfactory performance is required in the forensics 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.
PHAR4811 and PHAR4812 and PHAR4815 and PHAR4823 and PHAR4100