THESIS PREPARATION

PHE4THA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will identify a significant research issue and, under supervision conduct a critical review of the literature relevant to the area of study. You will derive appropriate research questions, develop an appropriate research methodology, and prepare a project proposal and Ethics Committee submission. This subject must be taken in conjunction with PHE4THB or equivalent.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

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 This subject must be taken before PHE4THB

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. critically review, appraise and synthesise research literature

Activities:
preparation of a research proposal that is presented at a project committee meeting panel
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. design a research project to address a number of identified core research aims/questions.

Activities:
preparation of a research proposal that is presented at a project committee meeting panel
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. prepare and submit an ethics application

Activities:
successful submission and acceptance of an ethics application
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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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-ordinatorJanice Pascal

Class requirements

Seminar
Seven 1.5 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students participate in Project Committee meetings and meet with thesis supervisor on a regular basis"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ethics Committee submission (equivalent to 1500 words)This subject is graded as a pass or fail.50 03
one 3,000-word research project proposalThis subject is graded as pass or fail50 01, 02

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanice Pascal

Class requirements

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students participate in Project Committee meetings and meet with thesis supervisor on a regular basis"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ethics Committee submission (equivalent to 1500 words)This subject is graded as a pass or fail.50 03
one 3,000-word research project proposalThis subject is graded as pass or fail50 01, 02

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDianne Williamson

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students participate in Project Committee meetings, seminars, and meet with thesis supervisor on a regular basis"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ethics Committee submission (equivalent to 1500 words)This subject is graded as a pass or fail.50 03
one 3,000-word research project proposalThis subject is graded as pass or fail50 01, 02