Speech Pathology Honours Thesis
|Course code SPTH4440||Units 20||Level 4000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
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.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:|
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.|
|Replacing Course(s)||Replaces SPTH4220|
|Transition||Students entering the Bachelor of Speech Pathology prior to 2006, who meet the requirements for Honours entry specified prior to 2006, have the option of doing SPTH4220 (10 units) OR SPTH4440(20 units). |
Student entering the Bachelor of Speech Pathology after 2005 who are accepted into the Honours program must do SPTH4440.
Students taking SPTH4440 CANNOT have already complete SPTH4220.
|Assumed Knowledge||SPTH4210 Research Review is assumed knowledge for SPTH4440.|
Students undertaking SPTH4440 must meet the eligibility requirements of the 'embedded+honours' structure.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Student Projects|
|Contact Hours||Student Projects: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for SPTH4440|