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PSC3232

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Coordinator(s)

Dr Laurence Orlando

Offered

Parkville

  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

This four week placement provides students with work experience in an industry relevant to the formulation major.

In addition students participate in activities to develop their job seeking and career planning skills, for example, writing resumes, job applications and cover letters, and interview techniques.

Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Identify areas of interest for their future career;
  2. Participate effectively in interviews and write a professional resume.;
  3. Work in a team in the context of a professional environment;
  4. Design an experimental approach to solving a problem;
  5. Prepare a technical report and present on experimental work conducted to the Monash supervisor and the industry team and managers;
  6. Reflect on professional experience

Assessment

The unit is a pass/fail unit based on the following hurdle requirements:
Performance at industrial site
Written project report
Presentation at the industry site with a clear explanation of the context, results and conclusions.
Reflective blog and other documents required in the framework of career plan

Workload requirements

Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • Ten hours of workshops and interviews in semester one

Additional requirements:

  • 140 hours of practical placements in industry in semester two

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

PSC3231 Pharmaceutical Product Manufacture
PSC3041 Applied Analytical Methods

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