Health Sciences Research Project
Secure an opportunity to design and execute an independent research project. Study a specific health science topic relevant to your sponsor or workplace.Analyse, interpret and assess data and apply findings in the community or at work.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 19 Jul 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- formulate a research question relevant to public health outcomes in the community or workplace context
- work independently to design and execute a research project
- apply the research findings in a community or workplace context.
- Independent study
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
Students enrolled in the Master of Health Industry Management do not need to complete MPH406 to undertake MPH600, they only need to complete MPH401.
No special requirements
Students undertake an independent research project. The project provides an opportunity for students to undertake independent research on a topic relevant to a specific discipline, for example, dietetics, occupational health and safety, health promotion, health policy and management, food science or public health. Supervision is available where appropriate. Students are able to pursue a topic of interest to their sponsors or relevant to their workplace. Students will formulate a research question, design and execute a study and apply their findings in a community or workplace context.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Research Proposal (25%)
- Final report (75%)
Current study term: 18 Jul 21 to 24 Oct 21
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.