This topic is taught and assessed as a continuum. Students must enrol and complete the topic components in two consecutive semesters.
This topic allows students to independently plan and design a research study relevant to Clinical Education. Students are required to discuss their proposed research project with the topic coordinator.
This topic aims to provide students with the opportunity to undertake independent preparatory work in planning for their research project, within a supported and supervised environment. In consultation with the topic coordinator, students will identify a research topic and question(s) of interest that has direct relevance to broad areas covered within the Master of Clinical Education program. This topic will enable students to consolidate their capacity to independently plan and design a clinical education research study, prepare and submit an ethics application to a relevant institutional human research ethics committee, critically evaluate the clinical education literature, and develop as an autonomous researcher.