Not currently offered

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on prior learning in research subjects to independently conduct a project related to your chosen area, of health or social sciences, and critically analyse and report the outcomes of the project in a format equivalent to an honours thesis, and of a suitable standard for academic publication. 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 points60

Subject Co-ordinatorKarl Landorf

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



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


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, justification and outcomes of a project.
03. Able to critically analyse and evaluate information to produce a comprehensive communication of a research project or enquiry (e.g. thesis, systematic review, critical discourse analysis), equivalent to an honours thesis and of a suitable standard for academic publication.

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