HME808 - Clinical Anatomy Investigation


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H801 Master of Surgical Research

Assumed knowledge:




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Students will spend approximately 110 hours, across the trimester, on their research, laboratory investigations and assignment completion


This unit will provide an introduction to the process of undertaking a research study in surgery. Students will identify a key question, or series of questions, relating to a specific aspect of human anatomy of their choosing. They will then either carry out an extensive review of the anatomical literature, or undertake a more limited review of the literature and collect a limited amount of anatomical data, either through dissection or through observation in the operating theatre, thus extending the understanding of the area through critical evaluation and interpretation. The final output will be a dissertation, detailing the findings of this research and articulating its significance to the surgeon. Other assessment tasks in the unit are designed to align with, and contribute to, the achievement of this endpoint.

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