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PC5203 - Applied Pharmacy Research

Credit points: 6
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

With the aid of their supervisory team, the student will demonstrate an ability to further develop their research skills from level 4 of the BPharm(Hons)/MPharm pathway. The student will develop a project of a suitable scope and standard for the degree and demonstrate that they have the capacity to complete the project in a timely manner with the resources available. The Advisory Panel will assist the candidate to complete the following tasks to the satisfaction of their Candidature Committee: research proposal on approved generic pro-forma, public proposal seminar and any required ethical permits, data analysis and the production of a suitable thesis or manuscript. The student will also demonstrate a mastery of a substantial body of knowledge in the field of research including the use of appropriate research principles and methods,and the ability to reflect critically on their findings. Finally, the student will also demonstrate suitable the communication skills in the dissemination of their findings.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the skills to appropriately situate the research within the required scholarly background and communicate their findings at the appropriate level in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework;
  • Demonstrate the skills to design, implement, complete and then communicate their research at the appropriate level in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Subject Assessment

    Assumed
    Knowledge:
    As this is a core level 5 subject in the BPharm(Hons)/MPharm pathway, students will be expected to have fully completed the BPharm (Hons) program or equivalent

    Availabilities

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

    • 40 hours - Meetings with supervisory team
    • assessment and self-directed study
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

    • 40 hours - Meetings with supervisory team
    • assessment and self-directed study
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.