RESEARCH METHODS IN HEALTH 4

PHE4RMH

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students develop advanced skills in a range of quantitative and qualitative research approaches directly applicable to research and evaluation in the health sciences, as a preparation for an honours thesis. Students are introduced to advanced health research and evaluation skills, citation standards, literature review techniques, preparation of ethics applications, preparation and defence of the thesis protocol, and skills in thesis writing. Data analysis techniques relevant to the student's thesis are discussed.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPranee Liamputtong

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolment.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHow to write health science papers, dissertations and thesesRecommendedThomas, S 2000CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH
ReadingsIntroduction to research in the health sciencesRecommendedPolgar, S and Thomas, S 20084TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH
ReadingsQualitative research methods: 3rd edn.RecommendedLiamputtong, P 2009OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, MELBOURNE
ReadingsResearch Methods in Health: foundations for evidence based practiceRecommendedLiamputtong, P, 2010OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, MELBOURNE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPranee Liamputtong

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"39 hours of lectures and workshops"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Nine 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"39 hours of lectures and workshops in total"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 4,500-word methodology100 01

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPranee Liamputtong

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"39 hours of lectures and workshops"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Nine 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"39 hours of lectures and workshops in total"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 4,500-word methodology100 01