Degree Project in Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
Syllabus, Master's level, 3FI205
- Education cycle
- Second cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Pharmaceutical Sciences A1E
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Educational Board of Pharmacy, 16 November 2017
- Responsible department
- Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences
The degree project can be carried out within or except the university or as a collaborative project. The subject should be established of examiner at the Faculty of Pharmacy after having consulted student and supervisor. Before course introduction, choices of supervisors and the planning of the work should be accepted by the Faculty of Pharmacy's examiner. The student should be registered at the Faculty of Pharmacy. In addition to the compulsory written and oral presentation of the degree project it should also be presented in a popular science manner through participation with a poster or a talk in a symposium that is organised at the end of the term. This course substitutes and corresponds to the 3FI141 or 3FI005, Degree Project in Pharmaceutical Biochemistry.
For students on the Master of Science Programme in Pharmacy applies that at least 180 credits within the programme including pharmaceutical biochemistry, should be approved at the beginning of the course and all earlier courses within the programme. For separate course is required 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits within pharmaceutical bioscience and/or pharmaceutical science, including pharmaceutical biochemistry or basic course in biochemistry or the equivalent, and at least 15 credits at level C. Proficiency in Swedish and English equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle (Bachelor's level) studies.
The course is comprised by an individual assignment that is based on a scientific basis and that is carried out guided by a supervisor in close connection with ongoing research or development project. In connection with the work the student specialises in science theory and research methodology. Under the degree project, the student obtains occasion to apply knowledge that has been acquired under earlier studies. The work should elucidate the connections that prevail between undergraduate programme research and development work and connect to the future work and methods that are used in the area.
Teaching be announced in the form of individual supervision literature studies and seminars. Compulsory parts of the course: Course start, written presentation of the degree project as well as oral presentation of the work through participation in a general seminar announced by the department as well as a popular compilation of the project work in the form of e g a poster or a talk in the symposium that is organised in the end of the term.
The degree project is presented orally before an audience and written in a report that has the form of a scientific essay, including a popular compilation.A passing grade requires passed oral presentation including opposing on another student's project (1,5 credits), participation in the student symposium (1,5 credits), passed written report and participation in all other compulsory parts.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.
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