MEDI 7066 Medical Research Project (PG)

Credit Points 20

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Description This capstone unit requires students to design and conduct a research-based project in an area of interest or discipline specialty in consultation with the Unit Coordinator and relevant Program Coordinator.

School Medicine

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 3 20cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) HLTH 7008

Equivalent Subjects RADI 7010 - Research Project in Cardiac Sonography MEDI 7048 - Advanced Imaging Research Project NURS 7042 - Research Project in Health Care

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program at Western Sydney University.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Design and conduct a research-based project addressing a contemporary area of interest
  2. Employ initiative and responsibility in the execution of a research-based project
  3. Compose a project report utilising high quality academic writing skills
  4. Deliver an oral presentation of project findings

Subject Content

Project design and ethical considerations
Data collection and measurement
Data analysis
Report writing
Composing a research report
Preparing a research presentation

Assessment

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.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 1,000 words 15 N Individual
Presentation 20 minutes 20 N Individual
Report 5,000 words 65 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Campbelltown

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2022 Semester 2

Campbelltown

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