Honours Thesis B (BHSC4006)

UNIT OF STUDY

Honours students undertake a supervised research project in a health discipline area within the Faculty. Each student will contribute to designing and/or implementing an approved research project and submit a thesis describing the project and its implications. In completing the research thesis, the student will work closely with academic staff, normally 2 co-supervisors, who will supervise their research activities. Students will meet regularly with their supervisors; attend seminars and workshops that contribute to the research process and their thesis. During this semester the student will work closely with their supervisor to carry out, analyse and synthesise their results. Each student will submit a thesis describing the project and its implications comprised of their literature review, their research proposal, their journal manuscript and associated methods chapter, their final oral slides and their response to the questions. Students will meet regularly with their supervisors; attend seminars and workshops that contribute to the research process and their thesis.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

Seminars and tutorials: 24-hrs, irregularly throughout the semester. Supervisory meetings: normally 1-hr/week (varies)

Assessment

Journal manuscript and detailed methods chapter (minimum 3000 words) (80%); Oral presentation (20 mins) (20%)

Textbooks

A list of recommended or required texts will be provided at the beginning of semester

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

BHSC4005

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.