NURSING PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

NSG6THF

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This subject is the culmination of the Doctor of Nursing program. It is the first of two subjects that enable the student to complete a thesis detailing the outcomes of a research project.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsNSG61THF OR NSG62THF

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. Independently and systematically adapt research methodologies to implement projects that extend existing knowledge or professional practice.
02. Use expert cognitive, technical and research skills to generate original and specialised knowledge or understanding to make substantial contribution to professional practice.
03. Disseminate and promote new nursing knowledge and insights to peers and the community

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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-ordinatorBev Copnell

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 20,000 to 25,000 word contribution to the thesis. The total thesis is 40,000 to 50,000 words.The thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects NSG6THP and NSG6THF.The contribution made towards the thesis by this assessment is to be determined with the supervisor.

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Copnell

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 20,000 to 25,000 word contribution to the thesis. The total thesis is 40,000 to 50,000 words.The thesis should be completed over the duration of the enrolment within the thesis subjects NSG6THP and NSG6THF.The contribution made towards the thesis by this assessment is to be determined with the supervisor.

N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3