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Gold Coast Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

Hons Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Provides students with the opportunity to engage in supervised research in a specific area, thereby gaining experience of the professional role of a researcher in allied health. The unit requires students to complete a supervised Honours project and communicate the outcomes verbally and in a written form appropriate to an identified audience. This unit is the final unit in the embedded Allied Health Honours stream.

Unit content

Dissemination of research outcomes:

  • Written forms of dissemination
  • Verbal forms of dissemination

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 synthesise methods used and data analysed into verbal and written forms that clearly communicate the research outcomes in a professional manner that is appropriate for the intended audience and make clear the contribution of the research to the body of knowledge in the relevant field

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

  1. synthesise methods used and data analysed into verbal and written forms that clearly communicate the research outcomes in a professional manner that is appropriate for the intended audience and make clear the contribution of the research to the body of knowledge in the relevant field
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • Portney, L. G., & Watkins, M. P., 2015, Foundations of clinical research: Applications to practice, 4th edn, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.