Health Science Honours II

Course code HLSC4402Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

This course further develops the skills and knowledge needed to complete a research project for the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours). Students will perform the methods developed for their research project, analyse and interpret their data, and develop skills in oral presentation, under academic supervision.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAs a result of successfully completing this course, students should be able to:
1. Conduct research under supervision
2. Articulate their research project results in an oral presentation, including an interpretation of their results in relation to the scientific literature.
Content1. Individual academic Honours supervision relevant to the students Honours research project, related to the collection/organisation of data and the interpretation of results from analysis
2. Multidisciplinary research seminars that allow students to learn about how research results are presented for various study designs, and the format of research presentations for scientific conferences or academic groups
3. Student oral presentation of their own research results for peer review and discussion
Replacing Course(s)HLSC4200
TransitionNot applicable. A student previously enrolled in HLSC4200, and who withdraws or takes a leave of absence from Honours including HLSC4200, 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
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 HLSC4402