Courses & Units

Internship in Health and Biomedical Research CEA302

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to be engaged in health and biomedical research activity in a research laboratory, clinic or population-based research environment at the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania or School of Medicine. The aim of the unit is to provide an experience that will immerse students in research culture. Students undertake a project as part of a research program in one of Menzies five research themes: public health & primary care; neurodegenerative disease/brain injury; cardio-metabolic health and diseases; musculoskeletal health and diseases; and cancer, immunology and genetics; or one of Medicine's research strengths. Students are supervised by a research scientist in a mentoring role, and usually work alongside other research staff and students in the team. The project may be experimental and based in a laboratory, it may involve epidemiological investigation of the causes of disease or the evaluation of a population health intervention, or it may be statistical in nature. A number of compulsory lectures will also be delivered.

Summary

Unit name Internship in Health and Biomedical Research
Unit code CEA302
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Discipline Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Teaching staff Menzies' and Medicine' research scientists
Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Summer school (early) On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Summer school (early) 6/11/2017 1/1/2018 1/1/2018 18/2/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $2,649.00 2017: $4,110.00 019901

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

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Flexible teaching pattern to include six week research program on campus. Times are negotiated with individual supervisors.

Assessment Research Proposal/Plan 25% (> 500 words); Project Results Report 75% (2500-3000 words)The project results report will be in formal journal paper structure. Assessment will be based on a Pass/Fail basis.
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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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