INDEPENDENT STUDY UNIT

NSM5ISU

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students are offered the opportunity to design and implement a project that supports the development of their clinical expertise, scholarly inquiry and skills in reporting. Students are allocated an academic supervisor who offers guidance throughout the duration of the investigation. Students may design a project that is completed within this subject or a project that spans both this subject and then the subject titled Clinical Project (NSM5CLP). The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode via the LMS and regular communication with a designated academic supervisor.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Distance Education, 2014, Semester 1, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 6.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via blended.
"Individual consultation with a supervisor and independent study equivalent to 6-hours per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent practicumHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this piece of assessment in order to pass the subject.0
One 3,200-word written assessmentNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment listed, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study.40
One 4,800-word reportNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment described, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study.60

Distance Education, 2014, Semester 2, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 6.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via blended.
"Individual consultation with a supervisor and independent study equivalent to 6-hours per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word equivalent practicumHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this piece of assessment in order to pass the subject.0
One 3,200-word written assessmentNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment listed, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study.40
One 4,800-word reportNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment described, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study.60