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Unit description

Supports students during the project development phase of the research process. Students will comprehensively review the scientific literature to identify an evidence gap and design a suitable research project. 

Unit content

Students will be working under the supervision of expert academics to complete the initial stage of their research project.

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1synthesise scientific evidence to identify a knowledge gap in health and human sciences
2formulate a research question using a knowledge gap
3design a project that addresses a research question using theory and methods
4demonstrate timely progression of a research project

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

  1. synthesise scientific evidence to identify a knowledge gap in health and human sciences
  2. formulate a research question using a knowledge gap
  3. design a project that addresses a research question using theory and methods
  4. demonstrate timely progression of a research project

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Project 300 hours
Assessment
Progress reportSR
Research Proposal60%
Literature review40%
Notice

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Fee information

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