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PHC5100 - Research Project in Health Sciences

36 points, SCA Band 2, 0.750 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader(s): A/Prof Igor Wendt, , Associate Dean (Research Degrees), Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Offered

Caulfield Full year 2009 (Day)
Caulfield Full year 2009 (External Candidature)
Caulfield Second semester to First semester 2009 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester to First semester 2009 (External Candidature)
Clayton Full year 2009 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2009 (External Candidature)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2009 (External Candidature)
Peninsula Full year 2009 (Day)
Peninsula Full year 2009 (External Candidature)
Peninsula Second semester to First semester 2009 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester to First semester 2009 (External Candidature)

Synopsis

This unit comprises a major research program including submission of a thesis. The thesis should embody the results of the candidate's investigation, which demonstrates independence of thought and the candidate's ability to carry out research in that discipline. Minor coursework such as a literature review and oral presentation is specified by the enrolling department.

Objectives

On completion of the unit, students will be able to understand the processes involved in the design, development and implementation of a research project; show communication skills in both oral and written presentations to both a specialist and non-specialist audience; have demonstrated the potential to pursue higher studies and learning in the relevant area of study.

Assessment

Minor thesis, literature review and allied work. Assessment will be advised to the student by the department/school honours coordinator.

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