Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

36 points, SCA Band 3, 0.750 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton Full year 2010 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2010 (External Candidature)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2010 (External Candidature)
Coordinator(s)Professor Mibel Aguilar


This unit comprises a major research program including submission of a thesis. The thesis should embody the results of the candidate's investigation, which demonstrates independence of thought and the candidate's ability to carry out research in that discipline. Minor coursework such as a literature review and oral presentation is specified by the enrolling department.


On completion of the unit, students will be able to understand the processes involved in the design, development and implementation of a research project; show communication skills in both oral and written presentations to both a specialist and non-specialist audience; have demonstrated the potential to pursue higher studies and learning in the relevant area of study.


Minor thesis, literature review and allied work. Assessment will be advised to the student by the department/school honours coordinator.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mibel Aguilar