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AVME726 Special Topic

Supervised study in breadth and depth sufficient to submit a journal article for publication in an appropriate journal.

A broad range of research options are available that enable students to prepare for and engage in research without leaving home. Please contact the department to express interest prior to enrolling for this paper.

Paper title Special Topic
Paper code AVME726
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,018.75
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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AVMX 726
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Admission to this paper requires the specific approval of the Course Director.

Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme,

Teaching staff

Course Director: Julie Myers

Paper Structure
Part of the Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed); Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Occupational Medicine (MHealSc(OccMed)); Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT)); Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Aviation Medicine (MHealSc(AvMed)) programmes.
Teaching Arrangements

This is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught each semester by special arrangement only.

Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Course outline

A programme of in-depth study will be developed jointly by the student and the supervisor, based on a specific area of learning within an Aviation Medicine, Occupational Medicine, or Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport paper. The outcome of the special topic will be a manuscript suitable for publication.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

This paper requires departmental permission.

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system