PED3012 : Integrated Pharmacology

Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


The PED3012 module (Integrated Pharmacology)is designed to:

•encourage students to consolidate their knowledge of pharmacological topics as taught through the Pharmacology programme.
•reinforce the development of important critical skills including interpretation of the scientific literature, data analysis and problem solving.
•provide a support framework to enable effective and planned revision ahead of the final written examinations.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module provides a review of key topics including pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, neuropharmacology, toxicology and clinical pharmacology.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture62:0012:00Seminars
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study190:0090:00Private study
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The seminars are used to review the core scientific material and key concepts in a concise manner (K1, S1-S2) and to direct students towards important original sources of information in the study guides providing a framework for guided independent study and revision (K1, S1-S2). Several seminars provide experience of abstract and data analysis using practice questions to stimulate informal discussion and aid in the development of critical skills and problem solving (K1, S1-S3). The seminars provide opportunities to increase understanding by reflection and discussion. (K1).

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination902A1002 questions out of 3
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The examination tests the ability to integrate and use core knowledge and understanding from across the programme in the interpretation of new information (K1, S1-S3). The data analysis components of the examination test critical thinking, problem solving and interpretation (K1, S1-S3).

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