HSC703 Research project and report (64)


This subject is the second stage of the research/investigation component of the Doctor of Health Science. Students conduct their investigation of the research question or problem as defined in HSC701 and produce written reports or publications based on their findings in accordance with the approved statement of expectations from HSC701. The investigation is conducted under the guidance of a formally appointed principal supervisor.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HSC703
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:
Four sessionsSY/USFaculty of Science

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Doctor of Health Science course

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to execute an appropriate conceptual framework and research design that forms the basis for the conduct of the research project and report
  • Be able to independently plan and undertake an approved research project, including data collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation, which leads to a highly substantial and original contribution of new knowledge to the research field in the form of a report
  • Be able to demonstrate research, analytical, critical, reflection and communication skills through research outcomes that will form part of the portfolio and exegesis in HSC705


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Undertake a research project based on the approved research proposal, working with supervisor(s) approved by the University
  • Undertake a program of research relevant to the chosen specialisation resulting in a study that is an original and significant contribution to knowledge


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 19 March 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.