Directed Studies A (MRTY5043)


The unit allows the student to tailor the content to suit the his/her learning needs . For example, new technology or procedures may be introduced into the workplace, necessitating changes in the knowledge, skills and attributes of the student. The student must initially present a proposal to the unit of study (UoS) coordinator. Upon preliminary approval, a supervisor will be appointed and a study plan and assessments will be agreed upon to achieve the desired educational outcomes. The unit of study may comprise, for instance a literature review covering the development and applications of a new technology, it may comprise a personal reading and study program, it may involve specific workplace experience and analysis or it may comprise a combination of these elements. When this unit is completed as a requirement of a medical imaging science specialisation, the topic of the investigation should align with the specific specialisation

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Distance education


Negotiated assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon knowledge obtained.

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.