units

MFM5001

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitDepartment of General Practice
OfferedClayton First semester 2015 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2015 (Off-campus)
Clayton Full year 2015 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof Peter Schattner

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.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate critical appraisal and organisational skills required of academic general practitioners with respect to research in general practice;
  2. Carry out independent and collaborative research in general practice at a level expected of a Masters graduate;
  3. 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 (Pass / Fail)

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