THESIS

PHE4THB

2017

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will conduct and report on an original research project that addresses a significant research issue. Under supervision, you are required to conduct the planned study, select and conduct appropriate analyses, and write a report on the project. This subject must be taken in conjunction with PHE4THA.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points60

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

Prerequisites PHE4THA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject must be taken in conjunction with PHE4THA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and critique previous research that is related to the core area of research and based on this critique, generate a set of research aims/research questions

Activities:
In the first instance submit to thesis supervisor(s) for feedback Later, submission of Thesis for examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Using initiative and judgement design a research project to address the set of research aims/research questions that you developed

Activities:
In the first instance submit to thesis supervisor(s) for feedback Later, submission of Thesis for examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Plan and execute a research project, with some independence

Activities:
In the first instance submit to thesis supervisor(s) for feedback Later, submission of Thesis for examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)

04. Using judgement, analyse and interpret research data appropriately, with some independence

Activities:
In the first instance submit to thesis supervisor(s) for feedback Later, submission of Thesis for examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)

05. Analyse the potential implications of your research project and critique your own project

Activities:
In the first instance submit to thesis supervisor(s) for feedback Later, submission of Thesis for examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 5.0 days supervised research per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 10,000-14,000-word thesisThis unit is taken in conjunction with PHE4THA100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 5.0 days supervised research per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 10,000-14,000-word thesisThis unit is taken in conjunction with PHE4THA100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05