HEALTH RESEARCH A

PHE6HRA

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject, together with PHE6HRC, will provide students with the foundation to develop their doctoral thesis research proposal. The topic of the research proposal should relate to professional or clinical issues in the candidate's area of expertise. The subject covers a number of topics that address issues involved in commencing doctoral candidature. These include making the most of supervision; an overview of qualitative and quantitative approaches, understanding evidence-based research; literature searching, organisation and review techniques; developing research questions and ethical issues in research.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBircan Erbas

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the language used in different types of research and discuss different research designs that will provide the best possible results for a given question

Activities:
Series of seminars, individual and group work exercises

02. Recognize ethical issues applicable to research in public health

Activities:
Series of seminars, individual and group work exercises

03. Distinguish between different research methodologies to address a research question

Activities:
Series of seminars, individual and group work exercises

04. Appraise literature relevant to students research question

Activities:
Series of seminars, individual and group work exercises

05. Design and implement a research proposal to address the students research question using appropriate research design methodology

Activities:
Series of seminars, individual and group work exercises

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2016, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBircan Erbas

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 06 - 07
Five 6.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group presentation30 01, 02
One literature review30 03, 04
one research proposal40 05