OB&GYNAE 4100BHO - Honours Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Two Year) Final

Teaching Hospitals - Semester 2 - 2016

This course is designed for students to develop specific knowledge and skills in a chosen research field as well as general skills in working independently, critical reasoning, scientific writing and presentation. Students undertake a research project and participate in a structured tutorial program. The overall objective of the program is for students to demonstrate a deep understanding and interpretation of their subject area and the ability to clearly and thoroughly present their project.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code OB&GYNAE 4100BHO
    Course Honours Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Two Year) Final
    Coordinating Unit Paeds & Repro Hlth
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s Teaching Hospitals
    Units 24
    Contact By supervision
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites Appropriately qualified B.Hlth.Sc, B.Med.Sc, B.Sc, MBBS students or permission of Head of Discipline
    Restrictions Appropriately qualified B.Hlth.Sc, B.Med.Sc, B.Sc, MBBS students or permission of Head of Discipline
    Course Description This course is designed for students to develop specific knowledge and skills in a chosen research field as well as general skills in working independently, critical reasoning, scientific writing and presentation. Students undertake a research project and participate in a structured tutorial program. The overall objective of the program is for students to demonstrate a deep understanding and interpretation of their subject area and the ability to clearly and thoroughly present their project.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Kathryn Gatford

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes
    1 Conceive, develop and execute an experiment or series of experiments to answer a novel research question, under the guidance of a research supervisor.
    2 Conduct research using basic research techniques and the scientific method appropriately.
    3 Collect, store, and maintain experimental data and research records rigorously and methodically in accordance with the Australian Code for Responsible Practice of Research.
    4 Identify and evaluate methodological issues and define the important elements required to solve them.
    5 Critically interpret and evaluate the background literature and own research project including the methodology used and the results obtained in a research context.
    6 Communicate scientific information including research context, approach, findings and significance clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
    7 Work effectively in groups and individually.
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
    Deep discipline knowledge
    • informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
    • acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
    • accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
    1, 2, 5
    Critical thinking and problem solving
    • steeped in research methods and rigor
    • based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
    • demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
    1, 4, 5
    Teamwork and communication skills
    • developed from, with, and via the SGDE
    • honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
    • encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
    1, 6, 7
    Career and leadership readiness
    • technology savvy
    • professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
    • forward thinking and well informed
    • tested and validated by work based experiences
    1, 2, 3, 7
    Intercultural and ethical competency
    • adept at operating in other cultures
    • comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
    • Able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
    • demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
    1, 2, 3
    Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
    • a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
    • open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
    • able to negotiate difficult social situations, diffuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
    1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources
    No single textbook covers the material to be considered during this course. All students are required to locate and evaluate the literature that is relevant to their project. This will primarily consist of peer-reviewed literature journal articles relevant to the area of the research project.
    Online Learning
    Course material including submission of assessment will be provided and managed via MyUni.
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes

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    Workload

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    Learning Activities Summary

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  • Assessment

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    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary

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    Assessment Detail

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    Submission

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    Course Grading

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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