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    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Special Topic
    Subject Aviation Medicine
    EFTS 0.25
    Points 30 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $3,103.25
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    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.


    Not offered in 2024

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