Utilises examples of studies drawn from areas such as public health, nursing, midwifery, sports and exercise science, allied health and biomedical science to equip students with an understanding of contemporary approaches to research and evaluation as applied in real-world settings.
The research process and project management
Giving and receiving feedback
Qualitative methodologies and data collection strategies
Quantitative methodologies and data collection strategies
Principles and practices of sampling and recruitment
Ethical issues, research integrity, intellectual property and ethics processes
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||demonstrate selective application of an applied research methodology||Intellectual rigour|
|2||plan and initiate a research project ||Intellectual rigour|
|3||consolidate a broad understanding of theoretical concepts in research||Intellectual rigour|
|4||demonstrate an understanding of ethical and privacy considerations associated with the design and conduct of health science research||Cultural competence|
|5||demonstrate knowledge of ethical approval processes for human research.||Ethical practice|
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