Doing a Systematic Review (CEPI5205)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides an opportunity to further develop knowledge and skills in systematic reviews by undertaking a systematic review (ideally including a meta analysis) in an area nominated by the student. The student will be supported by a nominated supervisor. At the end of this unit, students should be able to: undertake a systematic review; do a meta-analysis of randomised trials using available software, and submit the review in the form of a paper suitable for submission to a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. The assessment task is to undertake a systematic review and present the review in the form of a paper suitable for submission to a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

student project under supervision

Assessment

1 x 2500 word systematic review (100%)

Textbooks

There are no essential readings for this unit.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CEPI5203

Assumed knowledge: PUBH5010 and PUBH5018 - Please speak to the Unit Coordinator if you have not successfully completed these units prior to beginning CEPI5205

Corequisites

CEPI5102

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