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PHAL421 General Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Marketing Description: PHAL 421 consists of a series of lectures and student led presentations, and is a requirement for both BSc(Hons) and MSc.

Paper title General Pharmacology and Toxicology
Paper code PHAL421
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,673.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,508.13

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Course coordinator: Professor Debbie Hay

Teaching staff

Professor Michelle Glass
Professor Paul Smith
Associate Professor John Ashton


Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

The aim of this paper is to provide an advanced general course in pharmacology and toxicology, with emphasis on experimental techniques and issues relating to preclinical experimental research. Statistical analysis of pharmacological data is a core component of this paper.

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22