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96039 Research Project 2

6cp; workshops and feedback sessions during scheduled block-mode weeks
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Description

This subject provides an opportunity for students to use the research skills developed in Research Project 1 and apply them to conduct a supervised research project in an area related to orthoptic practice. Some students may carry out an individual project supervised by a member of academic staff, with the subject coordinator's approval. Understanding of the principles of ethical research is further explored through discussion of ethical issues. Students identify relevant background information for the project by performing a review of the scientific literature pertaining to the research question, as well as the data necessary to answer the question and relevant research methodology is discussed. Under supervision, students participate in the collection of data and use current technology to perform statistical analysis to interpret the information gained. Students gain experience in writing in a concise academic style and learn how to present the results of their analysis by independently writing a dissertation, setting out the results of their project in the context of the original research question and their literature review. This is presented in the format of a systematic review or research publication.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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Fee information

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Access conditions

Note: The requisite information presented in this subject description covers only academic requisites. Full details of all enforced rules, covering both academic and admission requisites, are available at access conditions and My Student Admin.