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Professional Evidence (Health) (11402.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Faculty of Health


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191865) - View

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This capstone unit provides students with an opportunity to produce a major project in an area of interest related to their discipline of study or on behalf of an industry body.

Students will engage in high-level research projects in collaboration with external stakeholders as a means of developing real-world outcomes which benefit industry partners and contribute to students' professional development. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply professional ethics and responsibility within this unit and project as well the integration of their academic and disciplinary knowledge and skills. Students will reflect on the value and outputs of their learning across the course of their degree through their portfolio.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Source and critically appraise research in an identified industry research field;

2. Design and execute a research project to a professional standard acceptable in their field of study;

3. Communicate the results of an independent research project in a form acceptable to their health discipline;

4. Critically reflect on your learning and development of skills throughout your course of study and consider ongoing development into professional life; and

5. Synthesise high-level conceptual health knowledge to develop useful solutions to real-world problems.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Ten to fifteen hours per week of interactive workshops on campus. Allocated time within industry-based placements or external bodies for research as needed.


Students must have passed at least 48 credit points.



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units


Equivalent Units

9814 Research and Professional Practice Part B

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