MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT A

HLT4MPA

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on prior learning in research subjects to independently plan a project related to your chosen area, of health or social sciences that will form the basis of a minor thesis for submission in the subject Minor Research Project B (HLT4MPB). The skills and capabilities gained in this subject include independent thinking, critical evaluation of literature, time management, oral communication and academic writing. This subject will prepare you for designing and conducting independent research, either in the workplace, or as part of a higher degree by research.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Able to design and implement a project in a timely manner, focusing on a research question or inquiry.

Activities:
develop a research proposal

02. Able to orally communicate the background, methodology and justification of a project.

Activities:
present a research proposal, present research findings

03. Able to critically analyse and evaluate information to produce a comprehensive communication of a research project or enquiry (e: thesis, systematic review, critical discourse analysis), equivalent to an honours thesis and of suitable standard for academic publication.

Activities:
present research findings

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Independent Research Week: 10 - 22
One 54.0 hours independent research per study period during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Self directed towards independent research project."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute oral presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words)20 02, 01
One 30-minute oral presentation: project methodology, implementation, timelines, budget (1500-words)20 01, 02, 03
Research proposal; literature review; justification for project and methodology (up to 6,000-words)60 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 54.0 hours independent research per study period during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Self directed towards independent research project."

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute oral presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words)20 02, 01
One 30-minute oral presentation: project methodology, implementation, timelines, budget (1500-words)20 01, 02, 03
Research proposal; literature review; justification for project and methodology (up to 6,000-words)60 01, 02