HONOURS DEGREE THESIS A

HCS5HDA

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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject is part one of a 2-subject sequence that prepares students to contribute to the evidence base for the discipline of speech pathology. In this subject, students learn to contribute to the evidence base by designing, implementing and writing up a research project in collaboration with a research supervisor. They also develop the advanced conceptual, theoretical and conceptual knowledge and skills to enable them to undertake clinical research during their professional careers and to gain experience in presenting research to an audience of peers and academics in the field of human communication science.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Oates

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have attained a B grade average across HCS5TIM, HCS5ASP, HCS5RDC and at least a B grade for HC5RDC.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFoundation of clinical research. Applications to practiceRecommendedPortney, L. & Wilkins, M. (2009)3RD EDN, UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NEW JERSEY: PEARSON EDUCATION
ReadingsHandbook for allied health researchersRecommendedPerry, A., Morris, M., Cotton, S. (2009)EAST MELBOURNE: MENZIES FOUNDATION
ReadingsIn-depth interviewing: Principles, techniques, analysisRecommendedMinichiello, V., Aroni, R., Hays, D. (2008)6TH EDN, SYDNEY: PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA
ReadingsPublication manual of the American Psychological AssociationRecommendedWashington DC (2010)6TH EDN, AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION .
ReadingsResearch methods for nursing and health scienceRecommendedMinichiello, V., Sullian, G., Greenwood, K., Axford, R. (2004)2ND EDN, FRENCHS FOREST, NSW: PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA
ReadingsReserch methods in health: Foundations for evidence-based practiceRecommendedLiamputtong, P. (Ed). (2010).MELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsSPSS Survival ManualRecommendedPallant, J. (2011)4TH EDN, CROWS NEST, NSW: ALLEN & UNWIN
ReadingsUsing multivariate statisticsRecommendedTabachnik, B.G. & Fidell, L.S. (2012)6TH EDN, BOSTON, M.A.: PEARSON EDUCATION

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