RESEARCH METHODS (ADVANCED)

PHE5RMA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of this subject is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the process of conducting research. The subject will review the range of qualitative and quantitative research designs, approaches to research, approaches to sampling, methods of data collection and analytical techniques.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVirginia Dickson-Swift

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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsN/APreliminaryReadings will be advised via LMS and will include both textbook and onlineN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Summer semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Dickson-Swift

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The equivalent of 39 contact hours over 5 days"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
annotated bibliography (equivalent to 750 words)20
comprehensive research proposal (equivalent to 3,000 words)60
critical appraisal of literature (equivalent to 750 words)20

Bendigo, 2014, Week 07-08, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Dickson-Swift

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 5.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"The equivalent of 39 contact hours over 5 days"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
annotated bibliography (equivalent to 750 words)20
comprehensive research proposal (equivalent to 3,000 words)60
critical appraisal of literature (equivalent to 750 words)20