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RH5204 - Research 2: A Research Project - Part 2 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 complete a research project on a topic to be agreed between the student and the Postgraduate Coordinator. The project will be supervised by a member of the academic staff with knowledge on the topic of choice. Students will learn skills in proposal writing, ethics, data collection, analysis and scientific writing.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate and apply advanced skills to review and critically appraise literature relevant to the chosen research topic;
  • demonstrate advanced skills in analysis of the data collected and extraction of logical conclusions from the research results;
  • apply research methods appropriate to the field of study in which the research project is situated;
  • ensure that research is conducted in an ethical manner;
  • communicate the research findings using advanced written, presentation and oral communication skills;
  • at an advanced level, design and undertake research in a systematic and scientific manner.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (30%)
  • thesis and research report suitable for submission to a refereed journal (70%).

Special Assessment Requirements

All assessment items must be passed in order to pass the subject.

Prerequisites: RH5203

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.