Honours Thesis Completion

Course code NURS4930Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Nursing and Midwifery

In this course the student will finalise their project and present a written report in a clear and scholarly manner to the standard expected of an Honours Thesis. The student is provided with ongoing academic supervision and guidance.

Available in 2015

On-Line from CallaghanSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThe main aim of NURS4930 Honours Thesis Completion is for the student to be able to use a clearly articulated a conceptual framework within the size and scope of the project and present a written report of their research in a scholarly manner according to the requirements of the university for an honours thesis.
ContentThis Thesis will focus on a substantial investigative project, which demonstrates a sound understanding of the research process and the ability to report the outcomes of the project in a scholarly manner. The length of the thesis may vary with the topic and research methods employed but should not exceed 25,000 words.

The student is provided with academic supervision throughout the project.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeA completed Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent degree, with evidence of high academic achievement and demonstrated potential to carry out, under supervision, a significant research project.
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Completion and submission of the Honours thesis. The length of the thesis may vary, depending on the topic and the method selected, but should not exceed 25,000 words. An internal and external examiner will be appointed to examine the thesis.
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 20 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentStudents must have successfully completed bachelor of nursing program with G.P.A. of 5.0 or higher.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for NURS4930