Unit description

Provides students with the opportunity to engage in supervised research in a specific area, thereby gaining experience of the professional role of a researcher in allied health. The unit requires students to complete a supervised Honours project and communicate the outcomes verbally and in a written form appropriate to an identified audience. This unit is the final unit in the embedded Allied Health Honours stream.

Unit content

Dissemination of research outcomes:

  • Written forms of dissemination
  • Verbal forms of dissemination

Learning outcomes

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

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Portney, L. G., & Watkins, M. P., 2015, Foundations of clinical research: Applications to practice, 4th edn, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Seminar 2 hours (4 weeks)
Self-directed project 10 hours (14 weeks)
Seminar 4 hours (1 week)
Assessment
Presentation20%
Honours Thesis80%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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International

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