MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT B

HLT4MPB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on prior learning in research subjects to independently conduct a project related to your chosen area, of health or social sciences, and critically analyse and report the outcomes of the project in a format equivalent to an honours thesis, and of a suitable standard for academic publication. 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:
development of research proposal

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

Activities:
presentation of research proposal, presentation of research findings

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

Activities:
presentation of research findings

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Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 10 - 22
One 58.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Self directed towards independent research project."

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 10,000 to 12,000 word thesis100 03, 02, 01

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Class requirements

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.

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 58.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Self directed towards independent research project."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 10,000 to 12,000 word thesis100 03, 02, 01