PHARMACY HONOURS PROJECT A
Credit points: 15
PHA4PHA is one of a suite of subjects which students must complete to qualify for the bachelor of Pharmacy Honours. The aim of these subjects is to provide students with a thorough introduction to the process of conducting research. After review of the relevant literature, students will, in conjunction with an academic staff supervisor, refine a research question and research design. The method used in the project will depend on the research question. It may involve literature evaluation, experimental or empirical study, case study, theoretical or inferential work, survey etc. Students will plan their research project, collect and analyse data, then give an oral presentation and write a research paper that demonstrates their capacity to conceptualise, conduct and report a research project.
Subject Co-ordinatorTerri Meehan-Andrews
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites PHE3PHR and approval of the course coordinator
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Week 07-28, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTerri Meehan-Andrews
Independent ResearchWeek: 7 - 28
One 2.00 h independent research per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
LectureWeek: 7 - 9
Three 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 day per week
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 7 - 9
Six 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 7 to week 9 and delivered via online.
WorkShopWeek: 7 - 9
Three 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 7 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 day per week
|Oral defence (15 minutes, 1500 words)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO3, SILO5|
|Research proposal (3,500 words) At the end of the project the entire body of project work from PHA4PHA, PHA4PHB and PHA4PHC will be evaluated and a project mark and grade will be recorded against these three subjects.||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|
|Research report (6,000 words)||N/A||N/A||No||60||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Seminar presentation (10 minutes, 1000 words)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO3, SILO5|