Dissertation (INIM5020)


Students will work with an established research group and work on a specified research project. This project must be approved by the Infection and Immunity Program Committee and carried out under suitable supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. Total minimum of 12 hours/week.

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No formal classes unless directed to b undertaken by supervisor/s


Following completion of their specified research project candidates will be required to submit a dissertation of 30,000-40,000 words describing the project and its outcomes.


As directed by supervisor/s

Faculty/department permission required?


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Additional Information

A minimum average mark of 70% across all eight units of study in the completed Master of Medicine or Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity) degree is a pre-requisite requirement.

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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.