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MD4120 - Medical Science Honours Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: MD4110 MD4120
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry (pre 2015)

Available only to MBBS students

Students will conduct a supervised research project within any of the disciplines included in Years 1-3 of the MBBS program within the Schools of Medicine; Biomedical Sciences; Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences; Anthropology, Archaeology and Sociology; Psychology; Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Individual research topics will be approved by the School of Medicine Board of Studies and supervisors must be on the register of supervisors.

Learning Outcomes

  • analyse and interpret research findings;
  • conduct under supervision a research project;
  • demonstrate a capacity to analyse the relevant clinical and scientific literature;
  • design a research project able to address this question within resource constraints;
  • formulate a research question relevant to the chosen discipline and present relevant findings in a way that links to clinical practice.
Prerequisites: MD4110


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Sarah Larkins
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Assessment: presentations (5%); exit seminar (15%); assignments (10%); thesis (65%); supervisor assessment of general research performance (5%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.