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PS5502 - Physiotherapy Research 2

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

Available to students who have been awarded a 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 data collection, analysis and scientific writing.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will demonstrate and advanced skills to review and critically appraise literature relevant to the chosen research topic;
  • students will design and undertake research in a systematic and scientific manner, to apply research methods appropriate to the field of study in which the research project is situated, and to implement the procedures necessary to ensure that research is conducted in an ethical manner appropriate to the research area;
  • students will demonstrate advanced skills in analysis of the data collected and extraction of logical conclusions from the research results;
  • students will apply research methods appropriate to the field of study in which the research project is situated;
  • students will ensure that research is conducted in an ethical manner;
  • students will communicate the research findings using advanced written, oral and presentation communication skills.
Prerequisites: PS5501

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: presentations (15%); thesis or manuscript (70%); research 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
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: presentations (15%); thesis or manuscript (70%); research 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: presentations (15%); thesis or manuscript (70%); research 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
Lecturers: Aya Pellatt, Dr Anne Jones, Dr Susan Gordon, Dr Helen Land, Mrs Jackie Reznik, Dr Carol Flavell, Mrs Sara Winter.
Assessment: presentations (15%); thesis or manuscript (70%); research proposal (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: All items must be passed in order to pass the subject.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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