units

MHS5002

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedAlfred Hospital First semester 2012 (Day)
Alfred Hospital First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Berwick First semester 2012 (Day)
Berwick First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Clayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Gippsland First semester 2012 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Alfred Hospital Second semester 2012 (Day)
Alfred Hospital Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Berwick Second semester 2012 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2012 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Peninsula Second semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Berwick Summer semester A 2012 (Day)
Berwick Summer semester A 2012 (Off-campus)
Clayton Summer semester A 2012 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2012 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2012 (Day)
Gippsland Summer semester A 2012 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Summer semester A 2012 (Off-campus)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2012 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2012 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

This is the third unit in the formal requirements for completion of the research thesis/project. Students will be required to recruit participants and collect data in accordance with their initial research design and proposed analysis. Students will continue to work closely with their research supervisor to collect data and to begin to analyse preliminary results. Satisfactory progress in relation to the research is a prerequisite for enrolment into the final unit in this research sequence.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their ability to manage data collection and analysis;
  2. Work collaboratively with a research supervisor to achieve research milestones;
  3. Write to an appropriate academic standard by incorporating existing research findings and supervisor feedback;
  4. Have experienced and responded appropriately to the realities of research project issues (e.g. ethical and practical issues surrounding confidentiality, data management, etc).

Assessment

Students will be required to submit Progress Report 3 (hurdle requirement) (100%).

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Lisa McKenna

Off-campus attendance requirements

12 hours per week or 156 hours per semester.

Prohibitions

MFM2001, Any MRU unit