PAED5520 Neonatology Dissertation

Credit
12 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2020King Edward Memorial Hospital and Princess Margaret HospitalFace to face
Content
The dissertation fosters the development of research skills in the area of neonatology while under supervision. It gives students practice and experience in defining a clear research question, preparing a formal research proposal, conducting a review of a body of scientific literature and formal writing at a professional standard.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) understand the theoretical techniques related to the area of study; (2) demonstrate acquaintance with current developments in their area of study; and (3) communicate their results and conclusions effectively in a written dissertation.
Assessment
This comprises a 10,000-word written dissertation at the end of the semester (100 per cent).

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
Approved quota: 3—places will go preferentially to Senior Registrars and Fellows based at King Edward Memorial Hospital; if there are more interested students than available supervisors, we will then allocate places based on proximity to completion of their advanced training program (places going preferentially to those closest to completion).
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