Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr John Coutsouvelis, Ms Adriana Tiziani


For postgraduate coursework pharmacy discontinuation dates, please see http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au/students/pg-coursework/unit-discontinuation-dates.html

Quota applies

This unit is quota restricted. Selection is on a first-in, first enrolled basis. For more information please contact the faculty at http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au/courses/pg-coursework/contact.html


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% (hurdle)
Written submission of research project: 45% (hurdle)
Monash supervisor mark: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

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


PGC6007, PGC6008 (VCG6013, VCG6021)


VCG6023, VCW1128