Research Protocol Design
|Course code EPID6600||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health|
Develops a framework of a research protocol in an area of student interest. This research protocol framework may be preparatory work for a Masters or PHD.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1. To select and provide a rationale for an appropriate area of research;|
2. Develop a testable hypothesis and research questions;
3. Design research methodology;
4. Design or select appropriate measures;
5. Identify appropriate sampling procedures, sample size, and statistical tests;
6. Consider ethical issues in research;
7. Prepare a research grant application, and an application for ethics approval;
8. To identify strengths, weaknesses and implications of developed protocol.
|Content||A Protocol is developed by means of a series of assignments throughout the semester. Contact is generally through blackboard, by phone or email, although face to face contact is available to local students.|
|Replacing Course(s)||EPID6600A and EPID6600B - Multi Term Sequence courses.|
|Transition||Not required. All previous students complete.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Completion of, EPID6420 (Epidemiology A), and BIOS6910 (Biostatistics A),|
It is desirable to complete EPID6430 (Epidemiology B) and BIOS6920 (Biostatistics B).
Students enrolled in the Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice) are allowed to do these courses.
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Distance Learning : Paper Based
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for EPID6600|