Available in 2012
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Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
In this course the student will be required to develop higher order thinking skills involving identification of research problems, selection of research techniques, evaluation of a variety of data forms and critical analysis. They will be required to explore and develop skills in the application of research methods relevant to the research project they are undertaking. They will also be required to undertake an exploration of a research method other than that which is being used in their research project. The student will be required to present a seminar on the alternate research design.
Students who successfully complete this course will demonstrate:
1) The capacity to identify research problems;
2) The ability to select appropriate research techniques;
3) The capacity to devise and employ effective and creative strategies in problem solving;
4) The ability to communicate effectively using abstractions, theorisations and case study material including the ability to write effectively using a variety of appropriate styles.
In this course the specific focus will be on the development of a research proposal. This includes the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary for the identification of research problems; the selection of research techniques; the evaluation of data forms; and the conduct of critical analyses. Students will be directed to participate in relevant short courses including the use of Endnote, STATA or N-Vivo offered through the Research Branch and Library Services.
Nil - with the exception of NURS4930 all nursing honours courses ceased to be available in 2006.
There is currently one student enrolled in the program for whom transitional arrangements are in place. This student will not need to complete NURS4301 to complete the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours).
Completion of a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent degree, with evidence of high academic achievement.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
Self Directed Learning: for 20 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term