HONOURS C (THESIS)

PTY5HNC

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students, with the guidance from an experienced research supervisor, will implement their research proposal, recruit participants, gain informed consent from participants, collect and analyse data, and then write a report of the project and verbally present their reearch findings at a student led seminar. The main part of the report will be written in a form that prepares it ready for submission to a relevant journal.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed PTY5HNA, PTY5HNB 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).

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

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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Bendigo, 2014, Week 30-09, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Ruston

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 30 - 09
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"six hours of student verbal presentation seminar."

Supervised Research Week: 30 - 09
One 9.0 days supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"60 hours of supervision throughout Semester 2 and the Summer semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 15 minute verbal presentation10
One 7,000 word research thesis.90

Melbourne, 2014, Week 30-09, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Hahne

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 30 - 09
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"six hours of student verbal presentation seminar."

Supervised Research Week: 30 - 09
One 9.0 days supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"60 hours of supervision throughout Semester 2 and the Summer semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 15 minute verbal presentation10
One 7,000 word research thesis.90