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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a part-time basis should enrol in this subject. This subject is designed for professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a part-time basis. The year long subject contributes to the part-time completion of the thesis component of a professional doctorate. It is expected that the thesis topic will be relevant to the profession in which the student works. The degree of rigour and intellectual standing is the same as that of a PhD but not as extensive in scope.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

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



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsNSG61THP OR NSG62THP

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. 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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