phe5thd minor thesis




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students enrol in a research project plus thesis is equivalent to 45 credit points for the MPH and double degrees (12,500 words). Enrolment is through PHE5THA, PHE5THB, PHE5THC, PHE5THD (each 15 credit points). Students must have enrolled in at least three or four Minor Thesis subjects (depending on their course) as a precondition for thesis submission. Students must be enrolled while they are working on their research and thesis and must be enrolled at the time of submission. A research supervisor will be negotiated for all students. The Minor Thesis is supported by a supervisor (to be appointed in consultation with La Trobe Uni staff as appropriate).

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHassan Vally

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject runs over two years (part-time).

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To plan and execute original research in the field of public health.

To design and complete an original research project and write a thesis.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Semester 2, Night


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHassan Vally

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 3.0 hours supervisor consultation per week and delivered via blended.
"Equivalent to 36 hours of class contact."


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
one 12,000-15,000-word thesisThesis is assessed by two examiners, one of whom is external to the University10001