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2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Unit description

Facilitates students to design and conduct original research under the supervision of at least two supervisors in a cohort model.  Candidates are required to write a thesis of at least 50,000 words or equivalent.

Unit content

This 192 credit point unit consists of the thesis production and importantly acknowledges the dissemination of findings including feeding back to participants, articulating a strategy for embedding findings in practice and/or making a sustainable impact on practice.

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:
1undertake original and ethically-approved research within an area of health service research
2write a thesis (50,000 words) or equivalent in a health or health-related field of research
3provide an evidence-informed strategy to translate findings into health practices

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

  1. undertake original and ethically-approved research within an area of health service research
  2. write a thesis (50,000 words) or equivalent in a health or health-related field of research
  3. provide an evidence-informed strategy to translate findings into health practices

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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