MINOR RESEARCH THESIS

HLT4MRT

2015

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on prior learning in research subjects to independently conduct a project related to your chosen area, of health or social sciences, and critically analyse and report the outcomes of the project in a format equivalent to an honours thesis, and of a suitable standard for academic publication. The skills and capabilities gained in this subject include independent thinking, critical evaluation of literature, time management, oral communication and academic writing. This subject will prepare you for designing and conducting independent research, either in the workplace, or as part of a higher degree by research.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMeg Morris

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeg Morris

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 4-hour workshop for orientation and briefing."

Seminar
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentations."

Independent Research
One 2.0 hours independent research per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two hourly consultation with supervisor each week and participation in Departmental research activities and seminars."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 10,000 to 12,000-word thesis.50
One 30-minute oral presentation (equiv to 1,500 words).With five minutes for questions and discussion.10
One 30-minute oral presentation of project findings, implications & future directions (1,500 words).Plus five minutes for questions and discussion.10
Written research proposal; literature review; project methodology justification (up to 6000 words)30

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeg Morris

Class requirements

Independent Research
One 2.0 hours independent research per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two hourly consultation with supervisor each week and participation in Departmental research activities and seminars."

Seminar
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Oral presentations."

WorkShop
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 4-hour workshop for orientation and briefing."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 10,000 to 12,000-word thesis.50
One 30-minute oral presentation (equiv to 1,500 words).With five minutes for questions and discussion.10
One 30-minute oral presentation of project findings, implications & future directions (1,500 words).Plus five minutes for questions and discussion.10
Written research proposal; literature review; project methodology justification (up to 6000 words)30