HLT508 Health Master's Project (16)


This subject is an independent research study in health where, with the assistance of a supervisor, students implement the research proposal normally developed in HLT506. This project may involve the critical review and evaluation of existing data and knowledge or the collection, analysis and interpretation of new data. Students will be expected to relate their study to practical applications within their specific discipline.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HLT508
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in health related Master's courses.
Prerequisite(s)Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
(HLT505 or BMS500) and HLT506BMS509 BMS510 BMS518 HLT504 HLT507 HLT509 HLT515 HLT522 HLT507 HLT507 and HLT508 are the same subject, with different durations

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
be able to undertake, under the guidance of a supervisor, an independent research project in the field of health;
be able to document the findings in the form of a publishable article ready for submission to a peer reviewed professional journal;
be able to document the process for the entire project as a portfolio including the publishable article, and all components of the HLT506 proposal subject;
be able to apply the results to clinical practice in the student's areas of specialisation.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Individual research project, associated with student's specialisation of study, conducted under the guidance of a Research Supervisor.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.