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Area/Catalogue
REHB 3010

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012920

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Unit Value
4.5

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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 Health Sciences

Course aim

To support the student to develop a sound research proposal for an independent honours research project.

Course content

Research principles and methodology including research questions, literature review and critique, sampling procedures and selection, qualitative and quantitative designs, variables, threats to reliability and validity, outcome measures and the role of ethics in research.

Textbook(s)

Portney LG, Watkins MP 2014, Foundations of Clinical Research: Applications to Practice , 3rd, Pearson Education Limited, London

Prerequisite(s)

All second year courses.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 7 hours x 7 days
Workshop 3.5 hours x 1 day
Directed Study Ongoing x over semester

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 Written 3000 words 60% -
Research Proposal Oral - 30% 15 minutes
Supervisor report - 10% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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 Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences

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