MINOR THESIS

GER5THC

2021

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

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Formulate a research question that addresses a significant research 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 the ethical principles, statements and codes required to conduct 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 your study's findings

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela Herd

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h supervisor consultation per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
Equivalent to 39 hours class contact.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
one 15,000-word thesis By the end of the student's candidature he or she will have submitted a 15,000 word thesis. The thesis is assessed by two examiners, one of whom is external to the UniversityN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6