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Table 5 Non-intercalated Active Research Options Frequency (94)

From: Curriculum initiatives to enhance research skills acquisition by medical students: a scoping review

Research Option Frequency (Total = 94)
n (%)
Mandatory Research Project(s) 40 (43 %)
Mandatory research project (Longitudinal) 9 (10 %)
Mandatory research project (Various points in curriculum) 11 (12 %)
Mandatory research project (Final year) 5 (6 %)
Mandatory research project (Year 5) 1 (2 %)
Mandatory research project (Year 4) 3 (4 %)
Mandatory research project (Year 3) 4 (5 %)
Mandatory research project (Year 2) 3 (4 %)
Mandatory research project (Year 1) 3 (4 %)
Mandatory research project (Four weeks, not stated when in curriculum) 1 (2 %)
Elective Research Project(s) 42 (45 %)
Elective research project (Summer) 19 (21 %)
Elective research projects (Timing unspecified / varies) 18 (20 %)
Elective research project (Longitudinal) 3 (4 %)
Elective research project (One year) 2 (3 %)
Mandatory and elective project(s) 7 (8 %)
Mandatory and elective project(s) 7 (8 %)
Unclear if mandatory or elective research project 1 (2 %)
Unclear if mandatory or elective 1 (2 %)
Audit project 3 (4 %)
Mandatory audit project 1 (2 %)
Elective audit project 2 (3 %)
List of options available in the ‘research projects section’ 1 (2 %)
Various options 1 (2 %)