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PHAL490 Dissertation

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A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code PHAL490
Subject Pharmacology
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,105.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $19,911.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $19,911.00

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Limited to
BSc(Hons)
Contact

michelle.glass@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Michelle Glass

Paper Structure
The final mark is composed of the written dissertation (85%) an oral viva (10%) and attendance and participation in Journal Club (5%).
Two examiners not connected to your project will mark the dissertation and the external examiner will moderate this mark. The oral viva will be marked by members of the academic staff in the department, which again will be moderated by the external examiner.
Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

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

A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of an Honors dissertation.

This 60-point paper takes the form of an original laboratory-based research project under the supervision of an academic staff member that is conducted over two semesters. A final thesis is written at the end of the year. Successful completion of a PHAL 490 research project is required for direct entry into the PhD degree programme.

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Timetable

Full Year

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