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OT5002 - Occupational Therapy Independent Project

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

Available to students enrolled in postgraduate studies in Occupational Therapy with recognised prior learning as approved by the Head of Occupational Therapy. Students must commence this subject in Semester 1.

The independent project will apply previously learned material and develop an original project based on individual enquiry in relation to allied health care or related service provision.

Learning Outcomes

  • collect data demonstrating appropriate methodology;
  • demonstrate the ability to report both orally and in written form;
  • describe the project appropriate to the research question;
  • identify a project and demonstrate the ability to formulate a research question for the provision of allied health care or related services;
  • implement a trial of the proposed independent project.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.

Availabilities

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Matthew Yau
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: assignments.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Matthew Yau
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: assignments.

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.