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Independent Studies - PAED5004

Year - 2020

Candidates may contract to undertake independent studies or research in a particular field of interest in paediatrics. Students undertaking a research project will be required to nominate an appropriate supervisor relevant to their field of research. The project is negotiated with your supervisor and based on a written learning contract which you will provide to the unit coordinator. Your supervisor will help you select a topic and define the research questions. You are encouraged to select a project that is directly relevant to your own work setting. As part of the Independent Studies unit you will develop your own learning outcomes. The project can be undertaken in either semester one or two (6 credit points). You will produce a scholarly piece of work that is suitable for submission to a peer-reviewed journal

Classes
Face to face meetings with local supervisor and online discussion with Unit co-ordinator. The student should have a project and a local supervisor and this should be pre-approved by the course co-ordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this unit of study.

Assessment
Assignment 1 (10%) mid semester progress report; Assignment 2 (90%) final report submission online

Additional information
A candidate must have obtained approval from the Course Coordinator to enrol in this unit of study.

Assumed knowledge
Student should seek permission for enrolment from the course co-ordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this unit. The student should have their own project and local supervisor.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Children┬┐s Hospital Westmead Clinical School
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Westmead
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Children┬┐s Hospital Westmead Clinical School
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Shekeeb Mohammad
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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