8 x 3-hour intensive workshops per semester
1 Admission into HBHS-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
1a Admission into HBBSC-Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
1 of HLTH7010A, HLTH7010C
Enrolment not permitted
1 of DSRS7005, HLTH7005B, HLTH7005D, NURS9218, NURS9221 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Some undergraduate experience in research design and methodology
Assignments, Presentation
Topic description
HLTH7013 Research Methods 1 and HLTH7014 Research Methods 2 are partner topics. Together, these topics deal with several domains of knowledge and skills that are essential for researchers and practitioners. These are: ethics; research proposals; research design and data analysis; the link between research and clinical practice; and communication skills
Educational aims
This topic helps to prepare graduates with the research and data analysis skills needed to successfully complete their Honours thesis and aims to:

  • Provide knowledge in ethics, research design and methodology

  • Provide students with experience designing research.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of the topic, students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Justify the significance of their chosen research specialisation

  2. Rationalise different research designs

  3. Formulate their own research proposal

  4. Construct an ethics application for health-related research

  5. Effectively communicate research plans in written/oral format(s)