Honours Thesis Completion


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.


On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Use a clearly articulated and 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.


This 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.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) or Master of Philosophy (Nursing) programs.

Assumed Knowledge

A 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.

Assessment Items

Thesis: Research Component Thesis Option 1 : a substantial research project (thesis dissertation)

Thesis: Research Component Thesis Option 2

Contact Hours

On-Line from Callaghan

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 20 hour(s) per Week for Full Term