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MHS5000

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Clayton Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2010 (Off-campus)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2010 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Summer semester A 2010 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Summer semester A 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula Second semester 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2010 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

This unit is the first of the formal requirements of the project or minor thesis component of many of the Masters degrees in the faculty. Students will identify a research project, develop the research question and protocol including the conduct of a literature review. This is a core unit and must be undertaken as part of a minor thesis or project enrolment.

Objectives

By the completion of this unit student's will be able to:

  1. Describe the theoretical basis behind their topic and research design
  2. Develop a research question
  3. Demonstrate a collaborative and critical approach to research
  4. Identify the issues related to the conduct of the proposed research

Assessment

Literature review up to 4000-5000 words (hurdle requirement)
Research proposal up to 1500-2000 words (hurdle requirement)
Contact with supervisor (hurdle requirement)

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Lisa McKenna

Off-campus attendance requirements

12 hours or 156 hours per semester.

Prerequisites

Pre-requisites may be applicable depending on the course you are enrolled in. Please contact to your department course administrator who will be able to assist.

Prohibitions

MFM2001, Any MRU unit.