Honours Thesis Completion

Description

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.

Availability

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.

Content

Research Option 1: 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.

Research Option 2: Completion of a research paper on a topic relevant to nursing practice or delivery of healthcare in groups and communities.

The student is provided with academic supervision throughout the project.

Requisite

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: Option 1 - A substantial research project (thesis dissertation) *

Thesis: Option 2 - One research paper prepared for submission to a peer review journal *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Thesis: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Thesis: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course.

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