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Research Planning PG (6486.5)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Faculty of Health

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ONLINE, BRUCE (188602) - View
  • Winter Term, 2019, ONLINE, BRUCE (189566) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ONLINE, BRUCE (189267) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (180376) - View
  • Winter Term, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (180560) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (180034) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (164461) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (164555) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (164578) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (161218) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (161213) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (153715) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ONLINE, BRUCE (148147) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, ONLINE, BRUCE (141196) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ONLINE, BRUCE (148146) - View

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Syllabus

This unit provides an introduction to the research process and provides practical training in research skills relevant to undertaking research in the health sciences. In this unit, students will explore the processes and steps involved when: planning a specific research project; formulating and justifying a research question(s); developing an appropriate methodology; and sampling procedures to test a research question(s). It also addresses research approaches, ethical and economic considerations, technical writing skills; and information retrieval skills and methods of communicating research data in the health science sector.

Learning Outcomes

DESCRIPTION:

1. Devise specific research question(s) to address a selected research focus

2. Select a broad research strategy appropriate to the research focus/area

3. Develop a research design, including methodology, data collection and analysis, ethics considerations or grant proposal to address the specific research question

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

Graduate entry.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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