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Physiotherapy Honours Thesis 1 (8992.2)

Level: Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Physiotherapy


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Unit Outlines

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  • Winter Term, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (197332) - View
  • Physio Non Standard Period 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (197124) - View
  • Physio Non Standard Period 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191772) - View
  • UC Trimester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180878) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166514) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (155164) - View

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An honours research project is a piece of original research work. The nature of the project is decided by the student, supervisor and unit convener.

This research work is developed into the honours thesis over the two honours units.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit student, will be able to:

1. Demonstrate beginning research skills;

2. Research literature and evidence on a topic;

3. Define a hypothesis; and

4. Draft a written research proposal.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Meetings with honours supervisor as required, in addition to approximately 10 hours per week of independent study.


8987 Evidence Based Practice (Honours) AND permission of the unit convener to participate in the Honours stream.


Enrolment in 202JA Bachelor of Physiotherapy

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