NURSING PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

NSG6THP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a part-time basis should enrol in this subject. This subject is designed to be enrolled in, year long towards the part-time completion of the thesis component of a professional doctorate. It is expected that the thesis topic will be relevant to the profession in which the student works. The degree of rigour and intellectual standing is the same as that of a PhD but not as extensive in scope.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

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 NSG61THP NSG62THP

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-to-one discussions with the student's supervisors. Asynchronous and synchronous discussion with student peers via LMS forums and on-line meetings. On-line modules on research design and implementation

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

Activities:
One-to-one discussions with the student's supervisors. Asynchronous and synchronous discussion with student peers via LMS forums and on-line meetings.

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

Activities:
One-to-one discussions with the student's supervisors. Asynchronous and synchronous discussion with student peers via LMS forums and on-line meetings.

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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
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every four weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25,000 word contribution towards a 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisThe thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects. The contribution made to the thesis by this assessment is determined between the student and 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
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every four weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25,000 word contribution towards a 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisThe thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects. The contribution made to the thesis by this assessment is determined between the student and 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
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every four weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25,000 word contribution towards a 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisThe thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects. The contribution made to the thesis by this assessment is determined between the student and 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
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every four weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

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