Research Project 5A - OPTM5171

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Optometry and Vision Science

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: OPTM4211, OPTM4231, PSYC4111

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Objectives: Modern optometrists need to be able to understand clinical research. This course introduces students to research and the scientific method.

Brief Curriculum: The literature review, critical analysis of literature, developing a hypothesis, experimental design, ethical considerations, the research process. Seminars from current researchers demonstrate the research process and current research directions in optometry and vision science. Students work in small groups to develop a realistic research proposal.

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