Comments about Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Pharmacology) - On Campus - Parkville - Victoria
This Postgraduate Diploma program in Pharmacology is designed to offer suitably qualified students that do not have a BSc degree an understanding of advanced pharmacological theory and to provide an introduction to pharmacological research. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in experimental design, technical expertise, thinking, analysis and presentation skills that will enable students to consider a career in medical research.
Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Pharmacology)
Areas of Specialisation
The coursework covers topics in analytical pharmacology, molecular pharmacology, and the basis of drug design and action. Strong emphasis is placed on research training.
Coursework (37.5 points)
The Coursework subject comprises lectures and tutorials in pharmacology.
Assessment: Written assessment of lecture and tutorial material (20%), a manuscript evaluation (10%) and a review writing exercise (7.5%)
Research Project (62.5 points)
An original, supervised research project
A written thesis of maximum 6000 words excluding figures, tables and references (50%) and two oral presentations (12.5%).