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.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
Wagga 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

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

Two sessions

School

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Enrolment Restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in health related Master's courses.

Prerequisites

( HLT505 or BMS500 ) and HLT506

Subject Relationships

HLT507 HLT507 and HLT508 are the same subject, with different durations

Incompatible Subjects

BMS509, BMS510, BMS518, HLT504, HLT507, HLT509, HLT515, HLT522

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.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:

Individual research project, associated with student's specialisation of study, conducted under the guidance of a Research Supervisor.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of HLT508 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
At1 (part a) research statement
10
2
At1 (part b) project plan
20
3
At2 ethics documentation + approval
0
4
At3 article for publication
30
5
At4 research portfolio + introduction
40

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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