Available in 2017, 2018

Course handbook


This course is Part B of a multi-term sequence. Part A must have been completed to meet the requirements of this sequence. Students will continue the approved individual supervised research project commenced in MEDI4110A Thesis Part A.

Availability2017 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Multi-term sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop interest and skills in the context of a medical research project. This is done within the framework of one year supervised research that culminates in a written thesis.


A program of supervised research approved by the Program Convenor and the Head of School, School of Medicine and Public Health. Candidates will present a project report in the form of a thesis. The project is also to be presented orally, and the student will be expected to answer questions relating to his or her project, from a generally scientifically literate audience.


The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component. Students must be active in the Bachelor of Medical Science Honours program.

Assumed knowledge

Basic grounding in medical sciences as taught in the first three years of the Bachelor of Medicine program.

Assessment items

Thesis: Thesis

Presentation: Presentation

Contact hours


Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

There will be a number of scheduled meetings with the Program Convenor, support staff or supervisors.

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 35 hour(s) per Week for Full Term