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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

Must have completed or be currently enrolled in HEA93002 - Discovery and Enquiry in Health: The Critical Literature Review

Unit aim

Students will produce a proposal for future work that may be either a research proposal or an implementation plan.

Unit content

  • Arguing for change: improving practice or doing research
  • Theories and frameworks
  • Analysing and addressing ethical practices when proposing research and practice improvement
  • Refining and focusing, ideas and strategies to achieve results
  • Evaluating, sustaining and disseminating
  • Composing a successful proposal: research or implementation

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.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 justify a proposal for addressing a gap in research or practice
2 refine and focus ideas and strategies to achieve results
3 analyse and address issues involved in delivering on the proposal ethically.

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

  1. justify a proposal for addressing a gap in research or practice
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. refine and focus ideas and strategies to achieve results
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  3. analyse and address issues involved in delivering on the proposal ethically.
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

Prescribed texts

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