|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
In this subject students will have the opportunity to conduct a radiology research project in an area of interest and practical importance which results in the production of a minor thesis. Undertaking this subject provides an opportunity for students to conduct research independently, and demonstrate critical thinking reflecting breadth and depth of knowledge in clinical research
Students will take responsibility for all aspects of the research project including the experimental design and collection of research data, interpretation of data and where appropriate statistical analysis, as well as written presentations of the results.
Preliminary work of refining the research question, designing methodology, reviewing literature and applying for ethics approval where appropriate is undertaken in the preceding semester’s subject: “Minor thesis part 1”.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject candidates will be able to:
- Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills to plan and execute a substantial research-based project or piece of scholarship relevant to radiology
- Demonstrate specialist knowledge in the area of their research
- Produce a minor thesis that clearly communicates the work and its impact
- Present the results of their research in publishable form or work towards incorporating their findings in further research
- Adhere to ethical and regulatory process required for the conduct of a clinical research to conform with good clinical research practice requirements research ethics or code of practice.