Final project - Regular track

 

The final project is the final paper in the regular track (without thesis). The final project aims to allow students to experiment and exercise with research tools acquired during their studies. The project will be done by the student under the supervision of an eligible supervisor. Supervision eligibility is determined as having a Ph.D. or MD and being a staff member at Tel-Aviv University (TAU). Supervisors meeting the educational background threshold of Ph.D./MD and are outside of TAU may be considered upon timely submission of their CV to the department of Emergency & Disaster Management. Some supervisors that do not meet these criteria may be considered for supervision as co-supervisors as long as the lead supervisor meets the criteria listed above.

The details of the supervisor and the project proposal must be submitted for approval by the program's academic coordinator no later than March 31 of the year of enrollment.

The final project will be one of the following types (see complete details in the instructions published by the School of Public Health for Project assignments):

 

  • Literature review: a critical review of relevant publications and a discussion of a selected topic, which is currently in debate. The literature review will present arguments from different sides, according to the literature.

  • Writing a complete research proposal including an introduction, literature review, aims and objectives, hypotheses, methodology, and possible implications and limitations

  • Analytical epidemiological study including a short literature review, designing a questionnaire, brief description of objectives and methodology, data collection and analysis, discussion, and conclusions. Studies based on existing databases are allowed.

  • Laboratory research – joining an epidemiology laboratory in the faculty to perform one of their studies. The project will include a short literature review, a brief description of objectives and methodology, limited data collection, data analysis, discussion, and conclusions.

  • Policy studies in the field of emergency and disaster management – including a short literature review, brief description of the objectives and methodology, limited data collection, data analysis, discussion, and conclusions.

Each student is required to submit a written final paper by the end of the school year in which he/she was enrolled. The final paper will not exceed 40 pages. Submission of the final paper must follow closely the instructions of the School of Public Health.

 

The final grade for the regular (project) track will comprise of 75% course grading and 25% final project paper (broken down to a 10% score by supervisor and 15% score by an external reviewer).

 

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