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BMS500 Biomedical Research Methods (8)

Abstract

This subject considers the concept of research in the Biomedical Sciences such that students acquire the skills and knowledge required for independent scholarship or research

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Term 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BMS500
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:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Biomedical Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to Biomedical Sciences postgraduate students
Incompatible subject(s)
HLT505 PHM500 PHM508

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
* understand the concepts of research in the biomedical sciences and be able to apply them;
* demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for independent scholarship or research.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
Module 1: Introduction to Biomedical Research * The Scientific Method in health research * Research Planning * Research planning * Sampling methods; Module 2: Research Skills * Experimental design; * Surveys * Qualitative field research; * Data collection * Questionnaire design * Measurement and instrumentation Module 3: Data summarisation/presentation and statistical analysis * Descriptive statistics * Organisation and presentation of data * Inferential statistics * Probability and sampling distributions * Hypothesis testing * Selection and use of statistical tests

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 14 December 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.