HLT515 Health Science Research Portfolio (32)
This subject is an independent investigation in a health-related topic involving the critical review of the existing literature and either: (a) the collection, analysis and interpretation of new data; or (b) the original analysis and interpretation of existing published data. Students will conduct their investigation under the supervision of an appropriate CSU academic.
Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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
Two sessions
School of Biomedical Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

The subject is designed for students enrolling in the Master of Health Science course but might be appropriate for students enrolled in other courses with permission from both the subject and course coordinators.

( HLT505 or BMS500 ) and ( HLT506 or BMS508 )
Incompatable Subjects
BMS509 BMS510 BMS518 HLT504 HLT507 HLT508 HLT509 HLT514 HLT522 PHM509
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse, evaluate and review current research literature
  • be able to conduct a study in an area related to the practise of their health discipline
  • be able to collect and critically analyse data relevant to the research project
  • be able to write a scientific paper for a peer reviewed journal
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Individual investigation/research, associated with students' specialisation of study
Special Resources

Students will undertake research project at their own cost

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

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