|Course code HLSC4310||Units 20||Level 4000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
Students will undertake an individual supervised research project, incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their supervisor. Projects will address a health sciences related research question. Students will use evidence based techniques to develop and test a hypothesis. This will ideally be in an area where there is sufficient published literature so that the student is able to critically appraise the topic.
Not available in 2015
|Previously offered in 2014|
|Objectives||As a result of successfully completing this course, students should be able to:|
1. Develop a research question.
2. Critically appraise the literature related to the research question.
3. Demonstrate the application of research strategies.
4. Collect data appropriately.
5. Analyse and interpret data.
6. Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills including the presentation of a research report.
|Content||1. Planning a research question.|
2. Critically appraising the literature.
3. Developing a testable hypothesis.
4. Designing a study and selecting a research method.
5. Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
6. Managing a research project.
7. Presenting research results.
|Transition||Students failing NUDI4220 will need to enrol in and complete NUDI4300 Independent Study|
|Assumed Knowledge||All core courses in the first three years of the relevant program.|
HLSC3290 Research Methods in Health Sciences
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning|
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
Seminar: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term