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MFM2001

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Clayton Full year 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Allocated Supervisor

Synopsis

This unit forms a compulsory core unit for the MFM course and aims to provide students with the following: demonstrate critical appraisal and organisational skills required of academic general practitioners with respect to research in general practice, carry out independent and collaborative research in general practice at a level expected of a Masters graduate, contribute to body of knowledge of general practice through its literature and publications and ultimately supervise research projects of a nature comparable to those required of Masters graduates.

Objectives

This unit forms a compulsory core unit for the MFM course and aims to provide students with the following:

  1. The ability to demonstrate critical appraisal and organisational skills required of academic general practitioners with respect to research in general practice;
  2. The ability to carry out independent and collaborative research in general practice at a level expected of a Masters graduate;
  3. The ability to contribute to a body of knowledge of general practice through its literature and publications and ultimately supervise research projects of a nature comparable to those required of a Masters graduate.

Assessment

Minor thesis (P/F)

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Leon Piterman