Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject aims to assist participants to develop an advanced understanding of the research, extant literature and the practice of selected aspects of leadership, management and organisational processes to enhance organisational performance in health care and social welfare organisations. The subject assists students to establish a strong conceptual basis for doctoral level research. Participants will select one or more aspects of leadership, management or organisational processes which they desire to investigate in depth.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSandra Leggat

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is a core subject in the Level 6 Professional Doctorates and so will be offered with at least one student enrolled.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Students will access recent academic journals and other references provided in class

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed






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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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. Critically evaluate and synthesise the body of knowledge encompassing current practice and relevant research literature related to the leadership, management and organisational processes in health and welfare settings that you plan to research.
02. Critically appraise the research principles and methods applicable to your field of research.
03. Critically reflect upon your own professional experience and practice as a leader or manager and incorporate this understanding into your research and practice.
04. Expertly communicate your synthesis of the relevant body of knowledge and the contribution of your research to extend this body of knowledge.
05. Critically reflect on your competence as a researcher and independently plan for your continued development.

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