Final project - Regular track

The final project is the final paper in the regular track (without thesis). The purpose of the final project is to allow students to experiment and exercise with research tools acquired during their studies. The project will be done by the student in supervision of one of the acadmiec staff members of the School of Public Health, the Scakler Faculty or the School of Management at TAU. High ranking officials in the ministry of health, defense, other governmental agencies, local authorities, emergency services, etc. can also serve as supervisors, even if they are not listed among TAU's academic staff.

The details of the supervisor, as well as the project proposal, must be submitted for approval by the academic coordinator of the program by the end of the second semester of the studies.

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: critical review of relevant publications, as well as 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, 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 up to three months following the completion of the year to which they were enrolled into. The final paper will not exceed 10 paged. Following approval by the supervisor, the final paper will be submitted for evaluation by the department.

 

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

 

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