BMED4001 Literature Review in Biomedical Sciences
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Multi-mode|
- Students write a literature review and research plan outlining the principal aims of the study, the prior literature that leads to those aims, and a description of the approaches used to achieve the aims.
- Students are able to (1) summarise existing work in the field relevant to the planned research; (2) identify gaps in current knowledge and formulate aims addressing the identified gaps; and (3) describe a research plan to address the aims of the project.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: literature review and research proposal of about 4000-6000 words. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Mathew Martin-Iverson
- Unit rules
- attainment of a weighted average mark of 65 per cent in Level 3 units in a Biomedical Science major
equivalent level of achievement of biomedical science knowledge from another university
in a related biomedical discipline relevant to the student's project of choice and the supervisor's expertise
- for students enrolled in the Biomedical Science Honours HONS-BIOMS: BMED4002 Research Communication in Biomedical Science, BMED4003 Medical Research Design, Protocols and Analysis
BMED4004 Medical Research Ethics and Clinical Rationale
- Advisable prior study:
- Bachelor of Science with major in a Biomedical Sciences related major
- Contact hours
- scheduled meetings with supervisors: approximately 1 hour per week, in consultation with supervisor; seminars, workshops and independent work: up to 25 hours per week spread over all four honours units
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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