BMS510 Dissertation (32)


This subject is an original independent research study in biomedical science involving the critical review and evaluation of existing data and/or the collection, analysis and interpretation of new data (experiments). Students will be expected to relate their study to practical applications within biomedical science or research laboratories.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BMS510
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Biomedical Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Prerequisite(s)Incompatible subject(s)
(BMS500 or PHM500) and BMS508BMS509 BMS518 HLT509 HLT522 PHM509

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to develop knowledge, skill and capacity to analyse, evaluate and review research literature and data;
  • be able to apply the results of research to the work of medical laboratories or similar institutions;
  • be able to develop the capacity for independent scholarship and/or research;
  • be able to develop skills to present research findings i.e. preparation of a manuscript for publication in a journal or at scientific meetings.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Individual research project, associated with student's major area of study

Specialised Resources

Students are responsible for resourcing project completed in subject


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.