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RH5203 - Research 1: A Literature Review - Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: RH5203 RH5204
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Applicants must have completed at least a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology at an Australian University or hold an equivalent international entry level qualification in one of these professions. Note: Completion of the subject will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified health professionals.

Students in this subject will develop a research proposal on a topic to be agreed between the student and the Postgraduate Coordinator. A comprehensive literature review will also be conducted illustrating the student's thorough examination of the topic. The review will be supervised by a member of academic staff with knowledge in the topic of choice. Students will learn skills in literature searching, critical appraisal and synthesis.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquire and demonstrate, at an advanced level, the ability to conduct appropriate data analysis and extract logical conclusions from the research results;
  • demonstrate advanced skills to review, critically appraise and synthesise literature relevant to the chosen research topic;
  • using advanced skills, design and undertake research in a systematic and scientific manner;
  • communicate the research finding using advanced written communication skills.

Subject Assessment

  • literature review (60%)
  • written proposal (40%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Chained assessment with RH5204

Prerequisites: RH5200
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
RH5204

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.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Student supervisor meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Student supervisor meetings
  • 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.