Project and Scholarship 3

Unit code: HMO7009 | Study level: Postgraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
City Campus
City Flinders
HMO7008 - Project and Scholarship 2
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


In Project & Scholarship 3, students prepare their final project output on their clinically relevant research question. The output of this project will be disseminated to their peers, clinicians and academic staff in written and verbal formats. Students will consolidate their established oral and verbal presentation skills and be prepared to justify their project findings in their written and oral assessment pieces. This unit is the third and final unit comprising of the project component of students masters by course work degree.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Synthesise and interpret data from the investigation to create project output;
  2. Debate findings and conclusions from major project to peers and academic staff; and
  3. Contextualise and communicate new knowledge to an audience in oral and written format.


For Melbourne campuses

The preliminary data analysis is an opportunity for students to prepare, receive feedback, and refine their project output. The poster and presentation will assess the students’ ability to synthesise and interpret data and present findings and conclusions of their project in a polished written form. In the project presentation, students are assessed on their ability to communicate the new knowledge from their projects in a verbal format.

Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 30%
Presentation using infographic focussed on data visualisation and interpretation (5 mins)
Assessment type: Poster
Grade: 40%
Final project poster (3000 words)
Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 30%
Project presentation (10mins)

Required reading

Required readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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