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    An introduction to the principles of research followed by structured research in a pharmacy related topic.

    About this paper

    Paper title Elective Studies B
    Subject Pharmacy
    EFTS 0.125
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,130.25
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    Amber Young

    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator Amber Young

    Paper Structure

    Lectures, Workshops


    No set textbooks.

    Course outline

    This course is designed to give students research experience. Students will undertake one of the offered research projects in groups of approximately five students. The aim of this paper is to enable students to:

    • Develop an awareness of the purpose, nature and practice of research.
    • Develop research skills that contribute to the science and practice of pharmacy.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Learning outcomes that are covered in this paper include: Communication, collaboration, research.

    • Uses appropriate communication techniques to establish and maintain a collaborative and constructive relationships with people and colleagues.
    • Communicates clinical information and expert scientific knowledge effectively to different audiences.
    • Uses communication technology effectively.
    • Participates in scientific research.

    Population health

    • Identify and describe the role of te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi in maintaining indigenous health rights for Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand and in contributing to Māori health advancement.


    • Recognises, explains and demonstrates ethical principles and values underpinning the profession.


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 12:00-12:50 11
    Monday 14:00-14:50 9
    Monday 16:00-16:50 10
    Tuesday 15:00-15:50 9
    Tuesday 16:00-16:50 9
    Thursday 11:00-11:50 9
    Friday 12:00-12:50 12
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