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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.
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
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.|
- PHCY 591, PHCX 590 and PHCX 591
- Admission is subject to approval from the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.
- 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.
There are no set textbooks for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- 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.