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PS5501 - Physiotherapy Research 1

Credit points: 6
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to students who have been awarded a recognised degree in Physiotherapy or its equivalent

Students in this subject will commence a research project on a topic to be agreed between the student and the Postgraduate Coordinator (Physiotherapy), carried out under the supervision of a supervisor from the Discipline of Physiotherapy. Students will learn skills in literature review and research proposal development.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will acquire and demonstrate the ability to conduct appropriate analysis of the data collected and extract logical conclusions from the research results;
  • students will demonstrate advanced skills to review, critically appraise and synethesise literature relevant to the chosen research topic;
  • students will design and undertake research in a systematic and scientific manner;
  • students will communicate the research finding using advanced written, oral and presentation communication skills.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Susan Gordon
Lecturers: Aya Pellatt, Dr Anne Jones, Dr Susan Gordon, Dr Helen Land, Mrs Jackie Reznik, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: oral presentation (15%); literature review (70%); written proposal (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment items must be passed in order to pass the subject.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Susan Gordon, Mrs Moira Smith
Lecturers: Aya Pellatt, Dr Anne Jones, Dr Susan Gordon, Dr Helen Land, Mrs Jackie Reznik, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: oral presentation (15%); literature review (70%); written proposal (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment items must be passed in order to pass the subject.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Susan Gordon
Lecturers: Aya Pellatt, Dr Anne Jones, Dr Susan Gordon, Dr Helen Land, Mrs Jackie Reznik, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Assessment: oral presentation (15%); literature review (70%); written proposal (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment items must be passed in order to pass the subject.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Susan Gordon, Mrs Moira Smith
Lecturers: Aya Pellatt, Dr Anne Jones, Dr Susan Gordon, Dr Helen Land, Mrs Jackie Reznik, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Assessment: oral presentation (15%); literature review (70%); written proposal (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All assessment items must be passed in order to pass the subject.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.