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MD8009 - Independent Project: Writing for Publication

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Available to students enrolled in Master of Rural and Remote Medicine program medical practitioners ideally currently in rural practice.

This subject provides basic knowledge and skills to enable students to explore in depth a chosen area of rural medical professional practice. Students will extend and consolidate this knowledge through the selection and exploration of a topic relevant to their professional practice and capable of formal presentation in both oral and written formats. Submission of written products to professional journals will be encouraged.

Learning Outcomes

  • to improve knowledge and skill about topic selection, time management and presentation of information in both oral and written formats;
  • to increase the capacity of rural practitioners to identify and document issues of interest to the broader profession.

Availabilities

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: justification of topic (10%); literature review and initial draft outline (40%); final draft (50%).

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Professor Tarun Sen Gupta.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: justification of topic (10%); literature review and initial draft outline (40%); final draft (50%).

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.