NURSING PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

NSG6THF

2018

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This subject is the culmination of the Doctor of Nursing program. It is the first of two subjects that enable the student to complete a thesis detailing the outcomes of a research project.  

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects NSG61THF NSG62THF NSG60THF

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Independently and systematically adapt research methodologies to implement projects that extend existing knowledge or professional practice.

Activities:
One-on-one regular discussions with the nominated supervisor/s.. Discussion with staff from relevant health care agencies

02. Using expert cognitive, technical and research skills, generate original and specialised knowledge or understanding to make substantial contribution to professional practice.

Activities:
One-on-one regular discussions with the nominated supervisor/s Asynchronous and synchronous peer-to-peer discussions and presentations

03. Disseminate and promote new nursing knowledge and insights to peers and the community

Activities:
One-on-one regular discussions with the nominated supervisor/s Asynchronous and synchronous peer-to-peer discussions and presentations

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20,000 to 25,000 word contribution to the thesis. The total thesis is 40,000 to 50,000 words.The thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects NSG6THP and NSG6THF. The contribution made towards the thesis by this assessment is to be determined with the supervisor.100 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20,000 to 25,000 word contribution to the thesis. The total thesis is 40,000 to 50,000 words.The thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects NSG6THP and NSG6THF. The contribution made towards the thesis by this assessment is to be determined with the supervisor.100 01, 02, 03

Thailand, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20,000 to 25,000 word contribution to the thesis. The total thesis is 40,000 to 50,000 words.The thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects NSG6THP and NSG6THF. The contribution made towards the thesis by this assessment is to be determined with the supervisor.100 01, 02, 03

Thailand, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20,000 to 25,000 word contribution to the thesis. The total thesis is 40,000 to 50,000 words.The thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects NSG6THP and NSG6THF. The contribution made towards the thesis by this assessment is to be determined with the supervisor.100 01, 02, 03