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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5003

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
010032

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Course aim

Students will refine and extend competence in scholarly inquiry, critique and reflection through applying the research process to investigate an area related to nursing, midwifery or health care practice.

Course content

Each student will: identify a topic for independent research investigation, supervised by a suitably qualified member of staff; maintain progress in accordance with the stages and time lines agreed with the supervisor; and complete required assessment tasks.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 5151 Qualitative Design for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Research
NURS 5152 Quantitative Design for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Research

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Directed Study 13 weeks x N/A
Workshop 8 hours x -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online Delivery) 13 weeks x N/A
Workshop 8 hours x -
EXTERNAL, OFFSHORE, ONLINE
External (Online Delivery) 13 weeks x -
Workshop 8 hours x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Research proposal 7000 words 70% -
Presentation - 30% 25 min
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Research proposal 7000 words 70% -
Presentation - 30% 25 min
EXTERNAL, OFFSHORE, ONLINE
Research proposal 7000 words 70% -
Presentation - 30% 25 min

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Degrees this course is offered in

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