NURSING AND MIDWIFERY THESIS B

NSM5THB

2019

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will commence work on relevant aspects of their research project which was developed in NSM5THA. This will be undertaken under the supervision of an Academic supervisor. This work could either be data collection and analysis or could be in the form of an Integrative or Systematic review with the aim of submitting a thesis or two papers prepared for publication in high impact Scopus or Web of Science listed journals.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorRuby Walter

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMNUSC, HMN HMMW, AND must have successfully completed 120 credit points, including NSM5THA.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must have achieved a 70 (B+) in the subject NSM5RES to be able to enrol in this subject.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNursing and midwifery research: Methods and Appraisal for Evidence Based PracticePrescribedSchneider, Z., Whitehead, D., Elliot, D., Lobiondo-Wood, G. (2016)5th Ed, Elsevier Australia, Chatswood
ReadingsEpidemiologyRecommendedGordis, L. (2013)5th Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, London
ReadingsResearch Ethics in the real world. Issues and solutions for healthcare and social careRecommendedLong, T. and Johnson, M. (2007)Churchill Livingstone,Elsevier, Philadelphia
ReadingsResearch methods in nursing and Midwifery: Pathways to Evidence-based PracticeRecommendedJirojwong, S., Johnson, M., Welch, A. and Johnson, M. (2014)Oxford University Press, Sydney

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Provide appropriate evidence of advanced knowledge of an appropriate research topic that is theoretical and/or applied.

Activities:
Online activity, meetings with Supervisor

02. Demonstrate a high order of skill in analysis, critical evaluation and/or professional application through the execution of the planned research project or Integrative/Systematic review.

Activities:
Online activity, meetings with Supervisor

03. Conduct the planned project (Research project or Integrative/Systematic review) ethically, effectively and appropriately and compile using the LTU format.

Activities:
Online activity, meetings with Supervisor

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuby Walter

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
15000 word Thesis OR Thesis by publicationThesis by publication (with 2 manuscripts submitted to high impact Scopus or Web of Science journals) Grades will not be finalised until the successful completion of a total of 60 credit points (NSM5THB & NSM5THC)100 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuby Walter

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours supervised research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
15000 word Thesis OR Thesis by publicationThesis by publication (with 2 manuscripts submitted to high impact Scopus or Web of Science journals) Grades will not be finalised until the successful completion of a total of 60 credit points (NSM5THB & NSM5THC)100 01, 02, 03