MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT A

HLT4MPA

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on prior learning in research subjects to independently plan a project related to your chosen area, of health or social sciences that will form the basis of a minor thesis for submission in the subject Minor Research Project B (HLT4MPB). The skills and capabilities gained in this subject include independent thinking, critical evaluation of literature, time management, oral communication and academic writing. This subject will prepare you for designing and conducting independent research, either in the workplace, or as part of a higher degree by research.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

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. Able to design and implement a project in a timely manner, focusing on a research question or inquiry.
02. Able to orally communicate the background, methodology and justification of a project.
03. Able to critically analyse and evaluate information to produce a comprehensive communication of a research project or enquiry (e: thesis, systematic review, critical discourse analysis), equivalent to an honours thesis and of suitable standard for academic publication.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 54.00 h independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Self directed towards independent research project.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute oral presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 30-minute oral presentation: project methodology, implementation, timelines, budget (1500-words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research proposal; literature review; justification for project and methodology (up to 6,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 54.00 h independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Self directed towards independent research project.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute oral presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 30-minute oral presentation: project methodology, implementation, timelines, budget (1500-words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Research proposal; literature review; justification for project and methodology (up to 6,000-words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2