CCS5100 - Research project in medical science - 2018

36 points, SCA Band 3, 0.750 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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


Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis


Professor Rob Medcalf

Unit guides



  • Full year 2018 (External Candidature)
  • Full year 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 to First semester 2019 (External Candidature)
  • Second semester 2018 to First semester 2019 (On-campus)


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.