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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5108

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106109

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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)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop students understanding of and skills for research, with emphasis on the relationships between research and evidence based practice.

Course content

Relationships between research and practice, evidence based practice, steps in the research process, developing questions, advanced literature searching, qualitative and quantitative research designs, data collection, fundamentals of data analysis, outcome measures, critical review of research literature, reporting the results of critical review and research, ethics for research and information management.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 3 hours x 1 week

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
Quiz 1 hour 20% N/A
Journal club reflection 750 words 40% N/A
Evidence based practice review 1200 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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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 Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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