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TM5527 - Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)

Students need to contact the subject coordinator Reinhold.Muller@jcu.edu.au prior to enrolment.

This subject aims to allow students to demonstrate a basic level of skill in research in public health and tropical medicine. The amount of work required is that associated with a 3 unit subject; approximately 120 hours of personal time. A literature review or a report on a research project is generally acceptable. If a literature review of a public health issue is chosen as the topic, to successfully complete the subject, the manuscript must normally be accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. If an original research project of a relevant issue is chosen, the student must negotiate supervision by academic staff within the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, obtain approval of research methodology from the School Research Committee and ethics approval from the JCU Ethics Committee before enrolment. Research reports will be sent for independent assessment.

Learning Outcomes

  • undertake a critical review of the available literature;
  • develop a research proposal;
  • develop an ethics application;
  • conduct a research and/or development project;
  • present work in a suitable format.
Prerequisites: EG TM5515 OR TM5516 OR TM5524 OR EQUIVALENT SUBJECT GRANTED CREDITThe research proposal has been approved by the subject coordidnator; Ethics clearance has been given for the research proposal; you previously successfully completed a postgraduate research methodology subject; you have established contact with suitable mentors

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Kerrianne Watt.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: project report.
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Kerrianne Watt.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: project report.
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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.