RESEARCH STUDY

PHE5RSR

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students undertake a literature review and design a project. The project may use quantitative or qualitative methods. Students are introduced to the skills involved in planning the research project and writing up quantitative and qualitative research proposals.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGregory Murphy

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

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. Students should be able to analyse and critically evaluate literature on population health to identify gaps or needs for further research.

Activities:
Discussion of research literature on population health.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving

02. Students should be able to analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data and draw inferences from the analysis.

Activities:
Analysis, reporting and appropriate graphing of data collection and analysis of qualitative data.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Writing
Inquiry/ Research

03. Students should be able to design a systematic, appropriate and ethical population health study and synthesise and articulate the findings.

Activities:
Discussion of research methods. Support for individual development of a proposal.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Communication
Writing
Ethical/ Social Responsibility
Creative Problem-solving

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