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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students conduct and report on an original research project that addresses a significant research issue. Under supervision, students are required to conduct a planned study, select and conduct appropriate analysis and write a thesis of 15,000 words. Enrolment is through GER5THA, GER5THB, GER5THC and GER5THD (each 15 credit points). The Minor Thesis is supported by a research supervisor from The Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing and by attendance at a series of Minor Thesis Workshops.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAngela Herd

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Formulate a research question that addresses a significant issue in the area of ageing or aged care
02. Develop your study's research design and methodology appropriate to addressing the research question
03. Apply ethical principles, statements and codes required for human research in Australia to your research project
04. Critically and systematically integrate knowledge in the areas relevant to the research issue
05. Collect and critically analyse data
06. Present, interpret and support the study findings

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