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MHP5194

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Penny Hasking

Synopsis

This is the fourth unit in the formal requirements for completion of the Research Thesis - Master of Psychology (Health). Students will complete and submit their Research Report for evaluation. Students are also required to submit a poster which summarises their research. The poster will be displayed at an appropriate on-campus school. Supervision will continue until the report is submitted and students will be encouraged to consider both the strengths and limitations of their research as well as to address any directions for future research in their chosen research area.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit students will:

  1. Demonstrate the capacity to write in a format and style appropriate to an academic publication;
  2. Analyse and present data in a clear, concise and systematic manner;
  3. Recognise the strengths and limitations of their research design;
  4. Suggest directions for future research in their specialist area;
  5. Be experienced in addressing the practicalities of research project management.

Assessment

Research report, 5,000-7000 words
Poster Presentation (hurdle requirement).

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Penny Hasking

Prerequisites

MHP5011, MHP5051, MHP5052, MHP5062 or MHP5071, MHP5082, MHP5072, MHP5191, MHP5192, MHP5193, MHP5081

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/spppm/