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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, you will independently conduct a project which addresses a research question relevant to the field of disability practice. You will design, investigate, critically analyse and report their research findings by producing a thesis which outlines the contribution of the work to the field. This subject will prepare you for designing and conducting independent research, either in the workplace, or as part of a research degree.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorChristine Bigby

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have passed all first year subjects in the HMADPO


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsIn consultation with the subject coordinator, students will need to select a supervisor to work with in order to complete their research thesis.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Propose a research design which is justified in relation to the research question posed.
02. Implement an appropriate method that addresses a research question relevant to the field of disability practice.
03. Collect, analyse, synthesise and present data in a way that aligns with and responds to the research question.
04. Work autonomously to plan and deliver a substantial research-based project which makes a contribution to disability practice.
05. Communicate research findings effectively and sensitively in both written and oral forms with colleagues, clients and the public.

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