OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

OCT6THF

2018

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This subject is the thesis component of a professional doctorate. Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a full-time basis should enrol in this subject. 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 Allied Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorLeeanne Carey

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 subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. 1. Critically assess and synthesise existing health research to generate relevant research question/s that address important health issues

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02. 2. Make a significant contribution to the design and execution of an original research program that address relevant health research question/s

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03. 3. Critically analyse and interpret research findings from a research program

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04. 4. Communicate research program findings in formats suitable for global dissemination, including the production of a thesis for examination against international standards

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05. 5. Apply high ethical standards as an independent research or as part of a team

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisSubmitted after enrolment in thesis units totalling 240 credit points.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 2.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 40,000 to 50,000-word thesisSubmitted after enrolment in thesis units totalling 240 credit points.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05