Research Elective Dissertation (HSBH5006)


Students will undertake a supervised research project in an area relevant to their discipline. Upon completion of this unit, students will have implemented data analysis and reported on an approved research project and submitted a report suitable for publication in a peer reviewed publication describing the project and its implications. Students will develop an understanding of the strengths of different data analysis techniques and be able to defend their research project results in written and verbal format.

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Individually negotiated supervision time with allocated supervisor
1x 2-hr hour tutorial for 7-13 weeks (discipline dependent)


Seminar presentation of research findings (20%), Research manuscript (80%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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A minimum WAM of 65 is required to enrol in this unit of study, higher WAM's may apply in some disciplines.

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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.