Reading Topic (CLIN5021)


The reading topic provides students with the opportunity to examine the literature on a defined topic of their choice. Enrolment in this unit requires the permission of the Head of Department, who will appoint an appropriate supervisor, in consultation with the student. The student is expected to pursue their investigation as an independent scholar under the guidance of their supervisor and to prepare a scholarly paper as a result of their investigation of the literature.

Further unit of study information


distance education/intensive, up to 4 study days


essay (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


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.