MEDI 7030 Research Project in Rural Generalist Medicine
Credit Points 20
Legacy Code 401275
Coordinator Andrew Page Opens in new window
Description This unit is an essential part of the final year of the Masters of Medicine (Rural Generalism). It will build on the students' knowledge and skills gained in prior units and the aim of this unit is to design and conduct a research project from an area relevant to their practice of rural generalism. Successful completion of the unit results in the composition of a report, and in an oral presentation, which will include details of the aims, methods, results and conclusions of the project.
Discipline General Medicine
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 3 20cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Must be enrolled in the Master of Medicine ( Rural Generalism)
401080 Research Protocol and Design.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Evaluate the theories and real-life issues relevant to rural medical practice
- Design and conduct a research project in a rural and remote context
- Communicate the results of the project to peers and other health professionals in oral and written forms in a professional manner
- Reflect on own learning and professional development needs
- Apply technology and self-directed learning strategies to enhance evidence-based practice.
Online Tutorial 1: Introduction to the Unit outlining Objectives and Timelines ULO 1,2,3,4,5
Online Tutorial 2: Reflection on Research Protocol and Design Unit ULO 1,2,3,4,5
Online Tutorial 3: Project design tutorial: designed to address design aspects of the project in response to student ?es research proposal ULO 1,2,3,4,5
Online Tutorial 4: Data collection and measurement tutorial: aimed at ensuring data collection and measurements are being made appropriately ULO 1,2,3,4,5
Online Tutorial 5: Data analysis tutorial: aimed at ensuring data analysis will be appropriately performed ULO 2,3,4,5
Online Tutorial 6: Report writing (Introduction; Methods; results and discussion) ULO 1,2,3,4,5
Online Tutorial 7: Research Presentation Skills aimed at identifying the key aspects of the research (for inclusion in the presentation ULO 2,3,4,5
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Research Project Proposal||500-1000 words||10%||N||Individual|
|Oral Presentation||20 minute||25%||N||Individual|
|Research Project||4000 words excluding references||65%||Y||Individual|