Courses & Units

Research Project CAM701

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Note: Timing and teaching pattern negotiated with participants where possible


This is a major piece of work to complete a Master of Health (Medical Education). Candidates are required to work closely with a supervisor throughout the term of the study. The overall length should be between 15,000 -20,000 words. Accuracy, comprehensiveness and careful standards of presentation are required. The study should be an orderly and fully documented investigation of some problem or point of interest arising from coursework undertaken by the student. The topic may be closely related to the student's professional practice.


Unit name Research Project
Unit code CAM701
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Teaching staff Prof Craig Zimitat, Assoc Prof Jan Radford, Dr Stella Stevens and others
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $2,649.00 2017: $11,878.00 060101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Teaching PatternBlock teaching, fortnightly meeting/videoconference, simulation

Pass/Fail - Presentation 25%, Literature review (30%), Ethics application (10%), 15,000 - 20,000 word Final written report (submitted in parts for feedback, before whole report submitted) 35%Pass/Fail.

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