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

This topic deals 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 this topic you 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)