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Term2,4
Term2,4

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Unit aim

Learners engage in the implementation and reporting of a research project as developed in Research Project A. Learners discover how to appropriately collect and store research data, analyse data, report research (including the results, discussion, limitations, implications and conclusions), and disseminate research findings. Learners also realise how to present research as a manuscript suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Unit content

Topic 1: Collection and storage of research data

Topic 2: Reporting research results

Topic 3: Discussing research findings

Topic 4: Disclosing limitations, reporting implications and drawing conclusions

Topic 5: Preparing a journal manuscript

Topic 6: Disseminating research findings

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 demonstrate a critical understanding of the purpose and procedures for collecting and storing research data
2 demonstrate capacity to report research results in a clear, concise, accurate and objective manner
3 critically discuss research findings in a clear, concise, accurate and objective manner
4 critically discuss the limitations, implications and conclusions of a research project
5 generate a concise, objective and appropriately formatted journal manuscript
6 describe a range of methods used to disseminate research findings

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

  1. demonstrate a critical understanding of the purpose and procedures for collecting and storing research data
  2. demonstrate capacity to report research results in a clear, concise, accurate and objective manner
  3. critically discuss research findings in a clear, concise, accurate and objective manner
  4. critically discuss the limitations, implications and conclusions of a research project
  5. generate a concise, objective and appropriately formatted journal manuscript
  6. describe a range of methods used to disseminate research findings

Prescribed texts

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