ORTHOPTICS PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

ORT6THP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This unit is the thesis component of a professional doctorate. Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a part-time basis should enrol in this unit. 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 points30

Subject Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Formulate research questions and hypotheses

Activities:
Regular meetings and discussions with project supervisor. Attendance to relevant training available to Higher Degree Research students

02. Execute a strategic literature review and synthesise an appraisal of the literature with identification of research gaps

Activities:
Regular meetings and discussions with project supervisor. Attendance to relevant training available to Higher Degree Research students

03. Devise a rigorous research plan and design to address the research question

Activities:
Regular meetings and discussions with project supervisor. Attendance to relevant training available to Higher Degree Research students

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 29-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

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 5000-6000 word written research proposal100 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Week 08-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

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 5000-6000 word written research proposal100 01, 02, 03