units

MHS5003

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 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.

Outcomes

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.