unisa logo
books-library-folders

Area/Catalogue
NURS 5004

graduate-cap

Course Level
Postgraduate

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

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

diploma-certificate-graduate-degree

Course ID
010033

pie-chart-graph

Unit Value
9

compass

University-wide elective course
No

calendar-2
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 demonstrate understanding of the research process through completing and reporting an independent research project as a minor thesis or minor thesis by publication.

Course content

Each student will: conduct an independent research investigation, supervised by a suitably qualified member of staff; maintain progress in accordance with the stages and timelines agreed with the supervisor; and, prepare and submit for examination a minor thesis or thesis by publication.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 5003 Minor Thesis A
NURS 5151 Qualitative Design for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Research
NURS 5152 Quantitative Design for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Research

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Directed Study 13 weeks x -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (Online Delivery) 13 weeks 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
Thesis Approximately 18,000 words 100% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Thesis Approximately 18,000 words 100% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

Checking your eligibility