Health Science Honours I

Course code HLSC4401Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to complete a research project for the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours). Students will develop their research project methods and protocols under academic supervision.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAs a result of successfully completing this course, students should be able to:
1. Discuss ethical issues pertinent to their research project
2. Articulate the method for their research project in oral and written forms
3. Describe the rationale, aims, and clinical or scientific relevance of their research project.
Content1. Individual academic Honours supervision relevant to the students Honours research project in developing their research
2. Multidisciplinary research seminars that allow students to learn about research methods used in various types of studies
3. Student oral and written presentation of their own research methods for peer review and discussion.
Replacing Course(s)HLSC4100
TransitionNot applicable. A student previously enrolled in HLSC4100, and who withdraws or takes a leave of absence from Honours including HLSC4100, will enrol in the revised program if and when they return.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeBachelors degree in Medical Radiation Science, Oral Health, Podiatry or the equivalent
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursSeminar: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentEnrolment in the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) program
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for HLSC4401