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BMED13-126: Research Project A


This capstone subject enables students to conduct "real-world" research in the biomedical sciences. Under the supervision of an active research academic, students will plan, execute and report on a research project chosen from a variety of topics. This subject is spread across two semesters (Research Project A and Research Project B).

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Medicine
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Locate, evaluate and critique biomedical scientific literature
2. Identify relevant gaps in current knowledge, formulate pertinent research questions and identify appropriate research methods to answer these questions
3. Design, plan and execute a small contained research project to the standard required to produce rigorous outcomes
4. Explain the regulatory framework and requirements for the ethical conduct of animal and human research
5. Interpret and evaluate the results obtained from such investigations, and choose appropriate biostatistical techniques to analyse data
6. Demonstrate and apply research communication skills including written report writing,oral presentation skills and model good laboratory practice.


Pre-requisites: BMED13-123 - Advanced Bioscience Lab AND HPER12-101 - Health Research Methods
Co-requisites: BMED12-120 - Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017