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PHCY470 Elective Study

An introduction to the principles of research and critical literature evaluation followed by structured research exercises in pharmacy practice or pharmaceutical sciences. Selected from a range of topics.

Paper title Elective Study
Paper code PHCY470
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $784.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,650.00

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Limited to
BPharm
Eligibility
Successful completion of the third-year BPharm programme
Contact
david.schmierer@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Mr David Schmierer, Professor Pauline Norris, Dr James Green and Mrs Sandy Elkin
Paper Structure
Assessment:
  • Research methods test 10%
  • Symposium (poster or presentation) 15%
  • Supervisor assessment 10%
  • Final report 65%
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures, workshop, seminar and research project
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Teamwork, communication.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper will:
  • Introduce students to scientific research and research methods
  • Develop students' skills in literature retrieval, critical evaluation, the construction of research proposals, data collection, data analysis and research report writing and presentation
  • Increase students' understanding of ethical issues and health and safety issues pertaining to research
  • Allow students to undertake structured research activities or in-depth study in an individual area of interest relevant to pharmacy

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 11
Monday 11:00-11:50 11, 15
AND
B1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 20
AND
D1 Thursday 11:00-11:50 40
Thursday 13:00-17:50 40
Thursday 16:00-16:50 13
AND
E1 Friday 10:00-10:50 19
Friday 11:00-11:50 9, 11

An introduction to the principles of research and critical literature evaluation followed by structured research exercises in pharmacy practice or pharmaceutical sciences. Selected from a range of topics.

Paper title Elective Study
Paper code PHCY470
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BPharm
Eligibility
Successful completion of the third-year BPharm programme.
Contact
ailsa.mcgregor@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Ailsa McGregor, Pauline Norris, James Green, Ms Sandy Elkin,Thelma Fisher
Paper Structure
Assessment:
  • Research methods test: 20%
  • Poster Presentation: 20%
  • Supervisor Assessment: 20%
  • Final report: 40%
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures, workshop, seminar and research project.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Teamwork, Communication.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper will:
  • Introduce students to scientific research and research methods
  • Develop students' skills in literature retrieval, critical evaluation, the construction of research proposals, data collection, data analysis and research report writing and presentation
  • Increase students' understanding of ethical issues and health and safety issues pertaining to research
  • Allow students to undertake structured research activities or in-depth study in an individual area of interest relevant to pharmacy

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 11
Monday 11:00-11:50 11, 15
Monday 16:00-16:50 39
AND
B1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 20
AND
D1 Thursday 13:00-17:50 40
Thursday 16:00-16:50 13
AND
E1 Friday 09:00-16:50 40
Friday 10:00-10:50 19
Friday 11:00-11:50 9, 11