MINOR THESIS IN ERGONOMICS, SAFETY & HEALTH

HBS5MTE

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will conduct a research program and write a thesis of 9,000-13,000 words, completed over two semesters, which investigates a specific problem or area. The thesis should demonstrate that you have the ability to conduct a systematic research project which shows an awareness of a limited body of literature, develop and utilise an appropriate research methodology. It should reveal a critical approach to the relevant field and the methodology used. A minor thesis may be conceptual, empirical or exploratory in its approach. The content and methodology of the thesis must be negotiated with and approved by a supervisor within the ergonomics, safety and health staff.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJodi Oakman

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled in HMERGD will need to have achieved a WAM of 70 prior to enrolment in this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPHE5ALS

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. Evaluate a body of literature within the chosen field of study
02. Develop appropriate frameworks for a research project
03. Design and complete a research project in the field of ESH
04. Utilise appropriate analysis methods for a research project
05. Communicate effectively the results from a research project in written and oral form
06. Design a research program that meets recognised ethical standards

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJodi Oakman

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Individual consultation with supervisor and independent study.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 20-minute oral presentation

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

One 9,000 to 13,000 word-thesis

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJodi Oakman

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Individual consultation with supervisor and independent study.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 20-minute oral presentation

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

One 9,000 to 13,000 word-thesis

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6