This course builds a basis for the acquisition of research skills in an area of relevance to surgical practice. The student needs to construct a question which, when answered, makes an original contribution to the literature. The student needs to demonstrate each step of the research process through the submission of written work.
1 hour weekly tutorial and attendance at a research skills seminar, plus up to 6 hour/week self-directed research with regular consultation with supervisor.
The overall assessment of this unit will be via a dissertation submitted at the end of Surgical Research 6