Minor Thesis Part II

Course code PUBH6860Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health

Provides support to the student to continue the groundwork conducted in Minor Thesis Part I, working with the same supervisor. Part II requires the completion of the activities that will be described in the Methods section of the thesis, up to but not including data analysis. This may involve sampling, data collection, detailed literature searching and development of measurement instruments.
Students may enrol in Minor Thesis Part II only and complete the remaining parts in subsequent semesters, or may enrol in one or more of the remaining parts concurrently.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesAt the end of the course, students will have completed the activities that will be described in the Methods section of the thesis, up to but not including the data analysis.
ContentGuided by their supervisors, with whom they make regular contact either personally or by telephone or e-mail, students implement the methodology of their research project. This may involve but is not restricted to the development and implementation of a sampling strategy, data collection, development of measurement instruments, or implementation of a detailed literature search.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
TransitionNo new programme enrollments will be accepted
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEPID6600 with a credit grade or higher (or equivalent), PUBH6850
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsThe supervisor must review and approve at least one draft of the Methods section of the thesis. This is assessed as satisfactory or unsatisfactory. Unsatisfactory assessment items are required to be rewritten based on feedback from the supervisor and resubmitted until judged to be satisfactory. The student is then given an Ungraded Pass for the course.
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term