PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

PHE6THF

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

This subject is the thesis component of a professional doctorate. Professional doctorate students who wish to be enrolled on a full-time basis should enrol in this subject. 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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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 subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is taken by professional doctorate candidates who wish to study part-time.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

How to write a thesis

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMurray, R

Year2000

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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. Develop an original and relevant contribution to professional knowledge.
02. Critically appraise relevant research literature applicable to professional knowledge and practice.
03. Appreciate and understand the potential contribution of a research project to the wider field of professional knowledge and practice.
04. Critique methodological research techniques and the application of contemporary professional knowledge and research.
05. Communicate in a clear, concise and authoritative manner appropriate to the field of research and professional area.

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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-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 60,000-word thesis Submitted after enrolment in thesis unit totalling 240 credit points.N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Fawkes

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
Students are expected to have regular contact with their research supervisor.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 60,000-word thesis Submitted after enrolment in thesis unit totalling 240 credit points.N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5