Candidates will use the research proposal developed in Part A to expand, develop their data collection form and execute the research project to prepare a paper acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed journal or as a presentation/poster in the annual scientific congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. A candidate must enrol in a minimum of 12 credit points of dissertation units of study in order to submit their final written work.
students will be required to have regular contact with their supervisor(s) to discuss the progress of their project. at least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the university.
written final work of up to 15, 000 words, or a publication (as negotiated).
SURG5035 or SURG5003 would be beneficial but not compulsory. Undertaken in collaboration with a local supervisor who is agreeable to provide tailored guidance throughout the course of the project.