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Research Project in Health PG (9592.4)

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

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Syllabus

In this unit students will undertake applied health research that can be individualised to suit interests and clinical specialty, or undertaken as a group project. The research conducted may cover activities that address issues relating to basic health sciences, health outcomes, health care, professional practice or delivery of health services. Research will be conducted in accordance with principles of evidence-based health care . This unit encourages a multidisciplinary approach between students from different disciplines. It provides real-world research experience and develops skills in project management, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, effective communication, problem solving and critical thinking. Students are expected to work both independently and closely with a supervisor(s).

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Conduct a defined research project either as an individual or as part of a team, based on a specific research question;

2. Demonstrate competence in applying appropriate methods to the research process; and

3. Communicate the results of the research in a form appropriate to the discipline area (e.g. original research paper, review, or practice based publication).

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Two hours per fortnight.

Prerequisites

6486 Research Planning PG OR
(10383 GIS in Health G AND 10384 Advanced Spatial Modelling & Analysis for Health Research G AND 10385 Statistical Analysis of Spatial Data G) OR
Permission from the Unit Convener

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

Planning a research proposal, use of bibliographic management system, basic statistics.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

8260 Research Project in Allied Health PG.


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