hlt4mrt minor research thesis



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Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on prior learning in research subjects to independently conduct a project related to your chosen area, of health or social sciences, and critically analyse and report the outcomes of the project in a format equivalent to an honours thesis, and of a suitable standard for academic publication. The skills and capabilities gained in this subject include independent thinking, critical evaluation of literature, time management, oral communication and academic writing. This subject will prepare you for designing and conducting independent research, either in the workplace, or as part of a higher degree by research.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Able to design and implement a project in a timely manner, focusing on a research question or inquiry.


02. Able to orally communicate the background, methodology, justification and outcomes of a project.


03. Able to critically analyse and evaluate information to produce a comprehensive communication of a research project or enquiry (eg. thesis, systematic review, critical discourse analysis), equivalent to an honours thesis and of a suitable standard for academic publication.


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