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PHAL307 Current Topic

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

Research methods and advanced topics in Pharmacology. Suitable for students intending to pursue further study towards an honours or master’s degree.

Paper title Current Topic
Paper code PHAL307
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,080.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,159.70

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(PHAL 211 and PHAL 221 passed with an average grade of B+) or (PHAL 211 and PHAL 212 passed with an average grade of B+)
Schedule C
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisites may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
Due to the challenging nature of this paper, the grade average is set at B+ (75-79%) for the 200-level Pharmacology papers.

Teaching staff

Professor Rhonda Rosengren


Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
PHAL 307 will give you insight into research and provide the necessary skills required to conduct postgraduate research. This is a self-directed paper in which you will gain valuable skills in four important aspects of science:
  • General laboratory techniques
  • Scientific writing (i.e. essay and grant proposal)
  • Oral presentation (i.e. oral presentation of grant proposal)
  • Scientific critique

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system