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TV5320 - Applied Protocol Writing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to graduate students with a degree in Public Health, Medical, Veterinary or related sciences. Other appropriately trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Academic Head of Veterinary Science.

This subject is designed for veterinary and animal science professionals to develop a detailed research proposal that can be used for their research or funding proposals. The student carries out an extensive literature review on a selected topic and uses this to justify the project proposal. The student to deliver a presentation of their research proposal and submit a research protocol.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify benefits to the research;
  • create a detailed research proposal which includes a review of scientific literature on a particular veterinary or animal science topic;
  • formulate a set of hypothesis, a problem statement and research objectives;
  • apply the correct methodology for achieving the objectives of a veterinary or animal research project;
  • create a budget for a research project;
  • respond to contractual issues related to research proposals;
  • apply appropriate data storage methods;
  • recognise issues related to authorship and the defining of research outputs;
  • identify ethical issues pertaining to veterinary and animal health projects.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > Presentations - (10%)
  • Invigilated > Thesis - (90%).

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Reilly, Professor Bruce Gummow, Professor Estelle Venter
Lecturers: Mr Christopher Gardiner, Assoc. Professor John Cavalieri, Professor Bruce Gummow, Dr Jackie Picard, Dr Carolynne Joone.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours - Supervision sessions with research thesis advisors
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Reilly, Professor Bruce Gummow
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours - Supervision sessions with research thesis advisors
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.