Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject forms one part of a two subject sequence with OCT5RBA. These subjects have a combined assessment. Students are required to conduct an empirical research project and submit a 20,000 word thesis in the field of occupational therapy. A critical appraisal of the relevant literature must be included. Supervision is provided by staff with clinical and research expertise. This subject includes online support materials.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorLeeanne Carey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OCT5RBA and minimum grade of 70% in OCT5PRD


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. Research, justify and apply established methods to design and conduct a small-scale research project relevant to current knowledge in the field of study
02. Analyse, evaluate and apply knowledge about the ethical considerations in human research to design and conduct a small-scale research project
03. Critically appraise and synthesise theoretical and research literature relevant to defining the research issue/problem and its significance
04. Critically reflect on, synthesise and effectively communicate the rationale, implementation and results of a small-scale research project
05. Critically evaluate and report the conduct a small-scale research project, its outcomes and implications for occupational therapy practice and/or practice in written form

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