PATH5116 Research Project Part 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit requires students to implement the supervised research project proposed in co-requisite unit PATH5113 - Research Project Proposal and carry out, evaluate and present a discrete body of applied research relevant to clinical pathology. Techniques and knowledge acquired in prior laboratory practical sessions enable students to carry out a research project that is implemented within a clinical and/or research laboratory setting. The unit includes the execution, and written and oral reporting of the research undertaken by the students to reinforce the scientific basis of medicine.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate the ability to implement a research plan; (2) apply clinical laboratory skills acquired in previous units; (3) analyse and critically evaluate research data; (4) understand the role of applied research in clinical laboratories; (5) demonstrate good oral and written communication skills; and (6) demonstrate an understanding of how research ethics informs practical research work.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) laboratory book; (2) seminar; and (3) dissertation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Clayton Fragall
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
PATH5113 Research Project Proposal
and
PATH5115 Research Project Part 1
Co-requisites:
PATH5114 Research Communication
Contact hours
at least 6 hours per week
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