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NS2220 - Specialisation Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject enables students to identify and address individual learning needs. Through the development of a learning contract, students will focus on a nursing practice area of specific interest to them and tailor their learning experience and assessment to achieve their individual goals.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply principles of adult learning to identify and address individual learning needs;
  • synthesise knowledge from a broad range of sources to develop advanced understanding in a nominated area of study;
  • acquire and/or develop clinically relevant resources in accordance with a recognised learning need.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Learning plan - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Prototype - (40%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.



Study Period 1, External
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Karen Yates, Mrs Chris Raines
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, Dr Karen Yates, Mr Alan Ramsay, Dr Vanessa Sparke, Dr Maude Chapman, Dr Patricia Burton.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 70 hours online activity
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.