RESEARCH PROJECT PART B

OCT5RBB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject forms one part of a two subject sequence with OCT5RBA. These subjects have a combined assessment. Students are required to conduct an empirical research project and submit a 20,000 word thesis in the field of occupational therapy. A critical appraisal of the relevant literature must be included. Supervision is provided by staff with clinical and research expertise. This subject includes online support materials.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorLeeanne Carey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OCT5RBA and minimum grade of 70% in OCT5PRD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe project supervisor will discuss suitable readings based on the research topic with the student.RecommendedTBATBA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Research, justify and apply established methods to design and conduct a small-scale research project relevant to current knowledge in the field of study

Activities:
Practice and implement relevant recuitment, data collection and analytic techniques with guidance of thesis supervisor(s)

02. Analyse, evaluate and apply knowledge about the ethical considerations in human research to design and conduct a small-scale research project

Activities:
Completion of applicable human research ethics application and reporting requirements with thesis supervisor(s)

03. Critically appraise and synthesize theoretical and research literature relevant to defining the research issue/problem and its significance

Activities:
Preparing drafts of literature review, and working through drafts with thesis supervisor(s)

04. Critically reflect on, synthesize and effectively communicate the rationale, implementation and results of a small-scale research project

Activities:
Oral presentation of completed research

05. Critically evaluate and report the conduct a small-scale research project, its outcomes and implications for occupational therapy practice and/or practice in written form

Activities:
Preparation of research report in thesis format

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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-ordinatorLeeanne Carey

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence and delivered via face-to-face.
"Regular consultations with supervisor every 2-4 weeks, and presentation at postgraduate colloquium research seminars."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 20,000-word thesis.Hurdle requirement: presentation of completed research project at postgraduate colloquium seminar. The written component of this assessment is for OCT5RBA and OCT5RBB combined.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeeanne Carey

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence and delivered via face-to-face.
"Regular consultations with supervisor every 2-4 weeks, and presentation at postgraduate colloquium research seminars."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 20,000-word thesis.Hurdle requirement: presentation of completed research project at postgraduate colloquium seminar. The written component of this assessment is for OCT5RBA and OCT5RBB combined.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05