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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Students will produce a research proposal for future work.

Unit content

  1. Designing a research proposal
  2. Analysing and addressing ethical issues involved with research in health
  3. Refining and focusing research questions
  4. Developing workable hypotheses
  5. Project management, milestones and timelines
  6. Composing a successful Research Proposal

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 formulate a research plan for investigating the research question
2 analyse and address the ethical implications of a research proposal and compile an appropriate ethics application
3 compile, articulate and defend a research proposal to answer your research question

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. formulate a research plan for investigating the research question
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. analyse and address the ethical implications of a research proposal and compile an appropriate ethics application
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. compile, articulate and defend a research proposal to answer your research question
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.