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Subject Description

Students in Scientific Studies – Health Sciences undertake an extended practical research project working with scientists in health industries.

Student have the opportunity to investigate the ethical requirements of research, choose a real life research question of interest, prepare background research material, work with a scientist mentor, collect real data, analyse and evaluate data and present findings to peers and parents.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Proposal and Background Research  20%
Second-hand Data Analysis  20%
Practical Investigation  20%
Issues Investigation  20%
Test 20%

Semester Offered

Semester 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.