Available in 2017
Course code



20 units


4000 level

Course handbook


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.

Availability2017 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2017


  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will 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.


  1. Individual academic Honours supervision relevant to the student's Honours research project in developing their research method
  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.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) program.

Assumed knowledge

Bachelor's degree in Medical Radiation Science, Oral Health, Podiatry or the equivalent.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Written Assignment

Presentation: Presentation - Individual

Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah


Face to Face On Campus 14 hour(s) per Term

Students will meet with their supervisors regularly, Students are expected to attend oral presentation sessions. Students are expected to spend on average 240-280 hours of effort or total load.