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PHCY590 Dissertation

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A supervised dissertation of up to 20,000 words presenting the results of an original study on a relevant topic in the student’s area of interest within pharmacy.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code PHCY590
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Full Year (Distance learning)
Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 28 December 2022) (On campus)
1st Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 28 December 2022) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 30 June 2022) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 30 June 2022) (Distance learning)
3rd Non standard period (1 July 2022 - 28 December 2022) (On campus)
3rd Non standard period (1 July 2022 - 28 December 2022) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,876.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
PHCY 591, PHCX 590 and PHCX 591
Notes
Admission is subject to approval from the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.
Contact

Associate Professor Alesha Smith

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Alesha Smith

Paper Structure
Research skills acquired during your postgraduate studies will be put to practical use as you carry out the investigation that will form the basis of your dissertation. As part of your research experience, you will be expected to develop a hypothesis and plan a suitable means of testing it. You will then be required to carry out the appropriate experimental procedures before collating and analysing the results obtained.
Textbooks

There are no set textbooks for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will have produced a dissertation presenting the results of an original study in a topic relevant to pharmacy.

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Full Year

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

1st Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 28 December 2022)

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

1st Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 28 December 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other

2nd Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 30 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

2nd Non standard period (4 January 2022 - 30 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

3rd Non standard period (1 July 2022 - 28 December 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

3rd Non standard period (1 July 2022 - 28 December 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

A supervised dissertation of up to 20,000 words presenting the results of an original study on a relevant topic in the student’s area of interest within pharmacy.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code PHCY590
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (Distance learning)
Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023) (Distance learning)
1st Non standard period (1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (1 February 2023 - 31 July 2023) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (1 February 2023 - 31 July 2023) (On campus)
3rd Non standard period (1 March 2023 - 31 August 2023) (Distance learning)
3rd Non standard period (1 March 2023 - 31 August 2023) (On campus)
4th Non standard period (1 April 2023 - 30 September 2023) (On campus)
4th Non standard period (1 April 2023 - 30 September 2023) (Distance learning)
5th Non standard period (1 May 2023 - 31 October 2023) (On campus)
5th Non standard period (1 May 2023 - 31 October 2023) (Distance learning)
6th Non standard period (1 June 2023 - 30 November 2023) (Distance learning)
6th Non standard period (1 June 2023 - 30 November 2023) (On campus)
7th Non standard period (1 July 2023 - 31 December 2023) (Distance learning)
7th Non standard period (1 July 2023 - 31 December 2023) (On campus)
8th Non standard period (1 August 2023 - 31 January 2024) (Distance learning)
8th Non standard period (1 August 2023 - 31 January 2024) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
PHCY 591, PHCX 590 and PHCX 591
Notes
Admission is subject to approval from the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.
Contact

Associate Professor Alesha Smith

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Alesha Smith

Paper Structure
Research skills acquired during your postgraduate studies will be put to practical use as you carry out the investigation that will form the basis of your dissertation. As part of your research experience, you will be expected to develop a hypothesis and plan a suitable means of testing it. You will then be required to carry out the appropriate experimental procedures before collating and analysing the results obtained.
Textbooks

There are no set textbooks for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will have produced a dissertation presenting the results of an original study in a topic relevant to pharmacy.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

1st Non standard period (1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

1st Non standard period (1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

2nd Non standard period (1 February 2023 - 31 July 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

2nd Non standard period (1 February 2023 - 31 July 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

3rd Non standard period (1 March 2023 - 31 August 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

3rd Non standard period (1 March 2023 - 31 August 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

4th Non standard period (1 April 2023 - 30 September 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

4th Non standard period (1 April 2023 - 30 September 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

5th Non standard period (1 May 2023 - 31 October 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

5th Non standard period (1 May 2023 - 31 October 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

6th Non standard period (1 June 2023 - 30 November 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

6th Non standard period (1 June 2023 - 30 November 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

7th Non standard period (1 July 2023 - 31 December 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

7th Non standard period (1 July 2023 - 31 December 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

8th Non standard period (1 August 2023 - 31 January 2024)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

8th Non standard period (1 August 2023 - 31 January 2024)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None