Courses & Units

Research Thesis D CSA447


An introduction in the areas of pharmaceutical science or pharmacy practice to research methodology. This unit also includes the planning, design and conduct of a research project, presentation and analysis of data and interpretation of published research. Students will also be required to present a progress and final seminar.

Students must undertake all units, Research Thesis A, B, D and E to complete their Research Thesis in the MPharmSc course. A result of IC (Interim Completion) will be awarded for the first three units completed and a final result will be issued in the fourth and last unit successfully completed.


Unit name Research Thesis D
Unit code CSA447
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy
Teaching staff

Dr R Patel (Coordinator) and other academic staff in the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine.

Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

A one hour meeting with your research supervisory team every fortnight.


A unit result is given at the end of the final unit completed.

Progress 15 minutes duration seminar with 5 minutes Q&A (10%), final 15 minutes duration seminar with 5 minutes Q&A (10%)

Research thesis manuscript; approximately 4000 to 5000 words excluding tables, figures, references, appendix etc. (80%)
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