HMH810 - Research Communication


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in H800 Master of Philosophy





Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

A minimum of 44 hours of intensive classroom activity.


This unit will engage students to learn and develop communication skills that are fundamental for a career in research, but which will also have broad application in careers other than research. The topics that will be covered include developing effective written and verbal communication skills to interpret and transmit a body of knowledge in the discipline of medical research to specialist and non-specialist audiences and will incorporate how social media can be used to communicate research and build a researcher’s profile. It will include written presentations of a literature review and the research project as well as a verbal presentation of the research proposal.

Hurdle requirement

  • Oral presentation (10 minute presentation, 3 minutes question time)
  • Oral presentation (3 minutes), to be completed individually.