RADI 7010 Research Project in Cardiac Sonography

Credit Points 20

Legacy Code 401248

Coordinator Paul Stoodley Opens in new window

Description In 2021 this subject replaced by 401467 - Medical Research Project (PG). The primary aims of this subject are to: i. Design, and ii. Execute and complete, a research project based on the cardiac ultrasound technology chosen by the student in Advanced Principles and Practice of Cardiac Sonography. Successful completion of the subject 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.

School Medicine

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) HLTH 7008 AND
RADI 7001


Students must be enrolled in the Master of Cardiac Sonography.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Design a research project utilizing a contemporary cardiac ultrasound technology
  2. Employ initiative and responsibility in the execution of a research project
  3. Compose a research report utilizing high quality academic writing skills
  4. Apply well-developed communication skills in the delivery of an oral presentation
  5. Rationalize the key findings of the research project

Subject Content

Module 1. Research Project Design and Performance
- Project design
- data collection and measurement
- data analysis
Module 2. Research Project Report and Presentation
- Essential report writing
- composing A research report
- Preparing A research presentation


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.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Project Report 4000 (excluding references) 65 Y Individual
Presentation - Oral presentation (with PowerPoint or equivalent supporting slides) 25 minutes 35 N Individual