HLT509 Health Master's Dissertation (32)

In this subject, with the assistance of a supervisor, students undertake independent research implementing the proposal approved in HLT506.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HLT509. 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

Incompatible Subjects

BMS509, BMS510, BMS518, HLT504, HLT508, HLT522, HSM522

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • undertake an independent research project in the field of health science and document the process and finding in an academically appropriate form.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:

Each student will undertake independent research under the guidance of a Research Supervisor and/or research team. The dissertation will be expected to meet the following criteria: a clear, well argued and critical exposition of the research problem, methodology and findings; builds on and extends current knowledge in the topic area by linking project to a critical review of relevant literature; demonstrates an ability to work independently according to a predetermined schedule; demonstrates an appropriate application of research design, data collection methods and data analysis; relates the specific research topic to the wider field of knowledge within the health sciences.

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

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