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MHS5003

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 is the fourth unit in the formal requirements for completion of the research thesis/project. Students will complete and submit their Research Report for evaluation. 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 completion of this unit students will be able to:

  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 - 7,000 words)
Post presentations (hurdle requirement)

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Lisa McKenna

Off-campus attendance requirements

12 hours per week or 156 per semester.

Prohibitions

MFM2001, Any MRU unit.