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OPSC5032: Treatise

2024 unit information

The treatise may take one of two forms, either a written output on work performed during the candidature from a supervised student project that contains between 10,000 - 12,000 words or a scientific paper that arises from a supervised student project and has been accepted by a peer review journal for publication. The scientific paper must be embedded in a treatise with an expanded introduction and literature review as well as an expanded conclusion/discussion section. Additional methods and results not presented in the scientific paper should also be included. On completion of this unit of study the successful student will be able to (1) undertake a medical/scientific project and follow it to its completion, (2) work constructively under the supervision of a supervisor, (3) display scientific thinking and apply this to ophthalmology and (4) attempt to publish their treatise or learn how to publish their work. Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with an established vocational ophthalmology training program. They must have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practise as ophthalmologists or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their country of residence.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Save Sight Institute

Code OPSC5032
Academic unit Save Sight Institute
Credit points 12
Prerequisites:
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(OPSC5013 and OPSC5014 and OPSC5017) or (OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of an area of ophthalmology relevant to your home country
  • LO2. work constructively under the supervision of a supervisor
  • LO3. display scientific thinking and apply this to ophthalmology
  • LO4. attempt to publish your treatise or learn how to publish your work.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2024
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 Early 2020
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2021
Supervision Remote
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Supervision Remote
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2022
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Supervision Remote
Semester 2 2022
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2022
Supervision Remote
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2023
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2023
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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