Courses Catalogue

Research Implementation And Report Writing

COURSE CODE: BPH 5105
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 5
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Having completed the research proposal development in the previous semester, the student is now exposed to either laboratory-based, clinic-based, community-based, or industrial-based research under the supervision of a research supervisor. Some lectures and tutorial sessions are included to introduce the student to various types of research designs and methods, and the tools available for data analysis.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION
As a scientist and lifelong learner, a pharmacist is expected to be competent in scientific research. This course helps to develop the skillset required to perform high quality independent scientific study in a relevant pharmaceutical field.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student is expected to:
1.    Collect data in accordance with approved protocols and tools developed during roposal development stage
2.    Analyse the data in accordance with specific objectives and study hypotheses
3.    Write up the findings of the research and discuss them in a dissertation
4.    Submit a dissertation at the end of the course
5.    Present the main findings of the study to a panel of examiners appointed by the School