Courses & Units

Critical Evaluation of Research Literature CSA727

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit provides students with an understanding of research literature in health sciences. Scientific literature and related pharmaceutical literature including trade publications will be appraised. The principles and skills in evaluation and interpretation of the literature will be discussed and applied to assess the validity of clinical trial design, and the presentation and interpretation of results. Basic information retrieval skills will be applied to bibliographic databases.

Summary

Unit name Critical Evaluation of Research Literature
Unit code CSA727
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy
Coordinator

Dr Colin Curtain (Coordinator).

Teaching staff

Dr Corinna Dwan and other academic staff at the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine.

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,200.00 019907

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online via reading materials, online discussion forums.

Assessment

Two quizzes worth 5% each. Two assignments. Assignment 1 worth 25% (max word count 2000). Assignment 2 worth 65% (max word count 5000).

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Textbooks

Required

None

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