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Research Thesis Capstone - Part 1 (MEDI90098)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMEDI90098
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject, each student will research, design and present a project proposal and undertake a substantial literature review that will form the basis of their research project. In doing so, students will put into practice the advanced theoretical knowledge they have learnt during other taught modules and have the chance to explore an area of interest to them, in detail. It will reinforce their abilities to evaluate existing research, utilise appropriate methodological techniques in cancer research, and to critically analyse and reflect on data.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Assimilate, analyse and critically evaluate existing knowledge within a scientific paradigm
  • Conduct research within a translational/clinical environment
  • Formulate testable hypotheses, aims and experimental design
  • Independently manage a research project
  • Effectively construct and express coherent scientific arguments
  • Prepare and deliver scientific results in both an oral and written format

Generic skills

  • Advanced analytic skills
  • Skills in working collaboratively with individuals, groups and organisations
  • Increased capacity to manage unfamiliar problems
  • Improved written and communication skills
  • Increased ability to work independently and be self-motivated

Last updated: 13 June 2019