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MD4120 - Medical Science Honours Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: MD4110 MD4120
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

Available only to MBBS students

Students will participate in structured teaching and conduct a supervised pre-clinical or clinical research project. Individual research topics will be approved by the School College of Medicine and Dentistry Honours Committee.

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, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Professor Sarah Larkins
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.