MD Project (MDMP5510)


Students will undertake an approved, supervised research or capstone project culminating in a 2,500 word report in the form of an article suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. They will be monitored through regular progress reviews with their supervisors. In addition to the report, they may be required to give an oral presentation on their work to an audience comprising other medical students and staff.

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Lectures, seminars, tutorials, on-line learning tasks.


This will comprise: (a) effective participation in small-group/tutorial learning sessions, (b) satisfactory completion of online learning tasks, (c) satisfactory completion of MD Milestone 5, (d) satisfactory completion of Milestone 6: a satisfactory presentation of the MD Project or Capstone by each student at a seminar, and (e) satisfactory completion of the MD Project or Capstone Report. Students in the 2014 cohort are strong encouraged to complete the University of Sydney Academic Honesty Education Module online prior to submitting their final MD Project or Capstone report.

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Unit of study rules


MDMP5211 and MDMP5212 and MDMP5213 and MDMP5214 and MDMP5225

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.