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PS4502 - Physiotherapy Honours Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: PS4501 PS4502
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to students who have been awarded a degree (or its equivalent) in Physiotherapy, and have approval of the Head of Discipline/ School

This subject is the second of two subjects (the other being PS4501) that constitute the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours (graduate entry) in the Discipline of Physiotherapy, when studied full time. Students in this subject will commence a research project on a topic to be agreed between the student and the Honours Coordinator (Physiotherapy), carried out under the supervision of a supervisor from within the Discipline of Physiotherapy.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will demonstrate advanced skills to review and critically appraise literature relevant to the chosen research topic;
  • students will demonstrate advanced skills to design and undertake research in a systematic and scientific manner, to apply research methods appropriate to the field of study in which the research project is situated, and to implement the procedures necessary to ensure that research is conducted in an ethical manner appropriate to the research area;
  • students will demonstrate advanced skills to conduct appropriate analysis of the data collected and extract logical conclusions from the research results;
  • students will demonstrate advanced written, oral and presentation skills to communicate their research plan and findings.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (10%)
  • thesis (70%)
  • other written work (20%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Total weightings for the honours project are described in the Physiotherapy Honours Handbook.

Prerequisites: Must have the approval of the Head of School.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PS4101 PS4103 PS4511 PS4512 PS4513 PS4514

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Dr Helen Land, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 13 hours - Honours supervision meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Dr Helen Land, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 13 hours - Honours supervision meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Dr Helen Land, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 13 hours - Honours supervision meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Anne Jones
Lecturers: Dr Anne Jones, Dr Helen Land, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 13 hours - Honours supervision meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.