Health Research Professional Project Development - 2017

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Unit summary

INH200

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 2
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 2
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Research statement (15%) , Assignment 2 - Research proposal (85%)

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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 2,950.00
International 3,200.00

The work for this unit entails compiling a detailed research proposal including a literature review, study design, objectives and or hypotheses, detailed research methodology and instruments for data gathering, methods of data analyses, research ethics, detailed timetable and research budget.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. critically appraise the literature to identify issues in an area related to international health, nursing, midwifery or paramedicine
  2. formulate appropriate research question(s) and objectives and/or hypotheses
  3. plan and construct appropriate methodologies to investigate the research question in an area relevant to international health, nursing, midwifery or paramedicine
  4. appraise the ethical implications of conducting research in different health and cultural settings
  5. compose a detailed research proposal of a standard deemed adequate at the postgraduate coursework master level.
  • Assignment 1 — Research statement (15%)
  • Assignment 2 — Research proposal (85%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Broadband access

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Literature review
2Project rationale and value
3Project design
4Objectives and/or hypothesis
5Detailed methodology
6Design of data collection instruments
7Methods of data analyses
8Ethics consideration where relevant
9Detailed timetable
10Research budget as appropriate

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

Textbook information for this unit is currently being updated and will be available soon. Please check back regularly for updates. Alternatively, visit the The Co-op website and enter the unit details to search for available textbooks.

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