Speech Pathology Honours Thesis

Description

SPTH4210 and SPTH4440 together form the Research Component required for the awarding of the Bachelor of Speech Pathology degree with graded honours. Entry into SPTH4440 is competitive based on academic performance. SPTH4440 involves the development and conduct of a major research project. This research is carried out under the supervision of a member of academic staff in the discipline of speech pathology.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Independently interpret and critique, at an advanced level, theoretical and empirical research literature with regard to theoretical validity, clinical relevance and methodology.

2. Develop and implement a research project which is theoretically and methodologically sound to address a relevant issue or specific question, with supervision.

3. Demonstrate the awareness and ability to manage ethical issues in the research context.

4. Present information in a manner consistent with scientific and professional requirements.

Content

Details of honours research topics for which supervision is available will be advised at the commencement of the Research Component.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology(Hons) and associated combined degree programs.

Assumed Knowledge

SPTH4210 Research Review is assumed knowledge for SPTH4440. Students undertaking SPTH4440 must meet the eligibility requirements of the 'embedded+honours' structure.

Assessment Items

Thesis: Written Assignment (thesis)

Presentation: Ethics clearance and Presentation (ungraded)

Contact Hours

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term