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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr John Coutsouvelis, Ms Adriana Tiziani


This unit is a natural progression from PGC6008 and will allow students to further consolidate their research skills. Emphasis is on data analysis, drawing conclusions from the research, and development of the final research report. The final report will involve a verbal presentation of the entire project, and submission of a written report.


At the completion of this unit the participant will be able to:

  • analyse data in a manner appropriate to the chosen study design and results obtained
  • draw conclusions from the results obtained
  • present a verbal report of the research undertaken
  • submit a written report of their research project
  • demonstrate an appropriate level of maturity and independence in performing practice based research.


Class presentation of research project (20 minute) 45%;
Written submission of research project 45%;
Monash supervisor mark 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr John Coutsouvelis

Contact hours

Students are expected to allow 3-6 hours per week over the semester in study time.


PGC6007, PGC6008


VCG6023, VCW1128