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Treatise - OPSC5005

Successful students can demonstrate to the examiners that they have a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of one area in the basic sciences or clinical ophthalmology. The treatise is a report or formal academic composition on work performed during the candidature from a supervised student project that contains between 10,000-20,000 words. The format of the project may be of a systematic review of the literature, a case series, short clinical trial, survey or other project acceptable to the unit of study coordinator. On completion of this unit of study the successful student will be able to (1) undertake a medical/scientific project and follow it to its completion, (2) work constructively under the supervision of a supervisor, (3) display scientific thinking and apply this to ophthalmology and (4) attempt to publish their treatise or learn how to publish their work.

Classes
Supervision

Assessment
10,000 - 20,000 word treatise (100%)

Textbooks
Your Practical Guide to Writing a Thesis, Treatise or Dissertation at the University of Sydney, SUPRA Guide (http://supra.net.au/assets/file/Publications/SUPRAthesisguide.pdf)

Pre-requisites

OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5003

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof John Grigg, A/Prof Samantha Fraser-Bell, Dr Con Petsoglou and Prof Peter McCluskey
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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