PHYSIOTHERAPY PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE THESIS

PTY6THP

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This unit is 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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJodie McClelland

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 subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

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. Critically assess and synthesise existing health research to generate relevant research question/s that address important health issues
02. Make a significant contribution to the design and execution of an original research program that address relevant health research question/s
03. Critically analyse and interpret research findings from a research program
04. Communicate research program findings in formats suitable for global dissemination, including the production of a thesis for examination against international standards
05. Apply high ethical standards as an independent research or as part of a team

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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-ordinatorJodie McClelland

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every four 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 thesis not normally more than 60,000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJodie McClelland

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h supervisor consultation every four 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 thesis not normally more than 60,000 wordsN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5