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HS7500 - Research Project 1

Credit points: 6
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

This subject's aim is to equip students with the support to develop research skills and design and conduct a research study relevant to their area of interest. In particular students will develop skills in constructing a research hypothesis, developing a protocol that addresses the hypothesis, performing a literature search and review and presentation of those elements in a seminar format. Students will also learn about ethical research and good clinical practice as it relates to the conduct of their research.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of your research area;
  • Develop skills in verbal and written research presentations;
  • Understand ethical conduct as it relates research practice;
  • Apply the processes involved in developing a research proposal, reviewing literature, conducting the research and disseminating the outcomes.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MD8103 MD8104

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Louise Young.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - Presentation
  • 20 hours - Meetings with research supervisor/s as negotiated
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (20%); project proposal (40%); literature review (40%); online formative - literature review module (%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - Presentation
  • 20 hours - Meetings with research supervisor/s as negotiated
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (20%); project proposal (40%); literature review (40%); online formative - literature review module (%).

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.