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Research Methods - PHAR6000

Year - 2020

The Research Methods unit of study prepares students for postgraduate studies. Generic research skills are developed through coursework, assignments, reports and presentations. The Unit of Study covers topics such as framing a research question, conducting systematic reviews, critical appraisal of research studies, study design and protocol development, data management, scientific writing and publication, presentations, basic statistics and other topics necessary for candidates to successfully complete the Master of Philosophy.

Classes
1x1hr seminar/week, 2x2hr workshops/week

Assessment
Oral presentation - critical appraisal of journal article (10%), progress reports on meeting with supervisor (10%), seminar attendance (5%), research project protocol - oral presentation (15%) and written report (40%), data management assignment - statistics (10%), and supervisor's feedback (10%).

Textbooks
Recommended readings will be provided during each lecture.

Additional information
Email and Internet access is strongly recommended. Students will be required to access materials online via eLearning.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Edwin Tan
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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