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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|
|Teaching period||Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,314.50|
- (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
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 (lab rotations)
Scientific writing (i.e. essay and experimental design)
Oral presentation (i.e. presentation of a research article in journal club)
Scientific critique (critique student presentations in journal club)