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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will focus on designing a specific research project within a clinical setting of relevance to physiotherapy practice. The subject runs concurrently with the entry-level course. In this subject a research project is planned with the guidance and supervision of a member of the academic staff. The focus will be on producing a written and verbal research proposal and preparing and gaining ethical approval for the project.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed PTY5HNA and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHHPP, HZHHPB - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice (Honours). HMHPP, HMHPPB - Master of Physiotherapy Practice (Honours).


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPublication manual of the American Psychological Association.PrescribedAmerican Psychological Association (2010).6TH EDN, WASHINGTON, D.C.
ReadingsThe Department of Physiotherapy Honours HandbookPrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsFoundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice.RecommendedPortney LG, Watkins MP (2009)3RD EDN, UPPER SADDLE RIVER: PEARSON/PRENTICE HALL.

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