1. The Final Project should have the following structure:
Abstract: summary of the project structured in: Background, Methods and Discussion. And Keywords.
Introduction/Background: Description of research question, reference studies that have been done directly on the research question of in a topic with similar characteristics. Knowledge Gap
Hypothesis and Objectives.
Methods: Study Design; Study Setting; How to obtain the Sample Size; Recruitment; Eligibility Criteria; Randomization, Blinding, Intervention (Study Group, Standard Care, Placebo or Control - use TIDIER Guidelines to describe the Intervention), Outcomes (define primary and Secondary outcomes); Assessments (when the outcomes will be assessed); Statistical Analysis; Ethics; Calendar, Limitations; Role of Investigators, Resources, Annexes, Refrences (VANCOUVER STYLE). SPIRIT guidelines -
Formal aspects will be considered for evaluation.
SPIRIT GUIDELINES or STROBE Guidelines should be followed, depending of study design.
Written Work: 60% of the total score.
It is mandatory to achieve at least a score of 5.0 in the written work - If student student fails the written work (score less than 5.0), Student do not go for Oral defense - Student fails the subject.
Oral Defense: 40% of the total score.
Mentor Meetings:10% of the total score.
If after the oral defense, the Final project average (Written Work+Oral Defense+Mentor Evaluation)score is less than 5.0, student failed the subject.
Rules for project review:
- Fails Written Work: the committee president will notify the student and a meeting for review could be arranged.
- Fails after oral defense: the student should contact with the Committee President to schedule a meeting to review the project.
IMPORTANT: all mandatory requests should be followed by the students, otherwise, for each mandatory requirement not followed by the student, this will loose 10% (of each requirement)of the total score on the written work.
It is highly recommended that students print the Final Project at least 24 hrs BEFORE the final delivery.
Remember that AFTER 3PM, NO FINAL PROJECT COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
- THE FINAL PROJECT PDF COPY SHOULD BE UPLOADED ON MOODLE BEFORE 13.12.2019 5PM.