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NS2220 - Specialisation Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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.


Study Period 1, External
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Ylona Chun Tie
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, Dr Maude Chapman, Dr Patricia Burton.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Online collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (40%); assignments (20%); innovative resource (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must submit all assessment items and obtain an overall (cumulative) mark of 50%

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.