Provides students with an appreciation of the contemporary health science research landscape, identifying research needs in improving health care and developing research questions. Skill is acquired in systematically locating, appraising and synthesising published research.
The logic and purpose of inquiry
Developing research questions
Critical appraisal of research
Advanced bibliographic search
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||design and conduct a comprehensive literature search on a research topic||Lifelong learning|
|2||compare and appraise research literature and methodologies relevant to the research topic||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||synthesise the existing knowledge on the research topic||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of the health science research topic||Knowledge of a discipline|
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