To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
The Honours Program in Disability aims to:
- Allow students to extend their undergraduate career by demonstrating their ability to work in a research environment
- Prepare successful graduates for higher degree research studies and/or research in the clinical setting.
Graduates of the Honours Program will:
- Be able to identify research problems and formulate answerable research questions
- Develop an advanced level of knowledge in Disability
- Be capable of planning and conducting research to answer well-justified research questions
- Be able to present their findings to academic and lay communities
- Possess skills and knowledge in project design, implementation and dissemination (e.g. design, funding, ethics, data collection, analysis, and presentation of findings).
Program of study
To qualify for Honours in Disability a student must complete satisfactorily 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study as specified below. The program requires one year of full-time study or the equivalent part-time.
36 units comprising:
HLTH7010A Health Honours Thesis A* (9/18 units)
HLTH7010B Health Honours Thesis B* (9/18 units)
HLTH7011 Contemporary Issues in Health Research (4.5 units)
HLTH7012 Research Communication & Translation (4.5 units)
HLTH7013 Research Methods 1 (4.5 units)
HLTH7014 Research Methods 2 (4.5 units)
*Part-time students may take this topic over four semesters by enrolling in HLTH7010C Health Honours Thesis C, HLTH7010D Health Honours Thesis D, HLTH7010E Health Honours Thesis E and HLTH7010F Health Honours Thesis F.