1 x 50-minute lecture weekly
1 x 50-minute tutorial weekly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 Admission into HBNG-Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
1a Admission into HBMID-Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)
1b Admission into MNG/CCW-Master of Nursing by coursework (Coursework)
1c Admission into MMID/CCR-Master of Midwifery by coursework (Coursework and Research)
1d Admission into MMID/CCW-Master of Midwifery by coursework
1e Admission into MMHNCW-Master of Mental Health Nursing (Coursework)
1f Admission into MNG/CCC-Master of Nursing by coursework (Coursework and Clinical)
1g Admission into GCDHC-Graduate Certificate in Disaster Health Care
1h Admission into GDPDHC-Graduate Diploma in Disaster Health Care
1i Admission into MDHC/CR-Master of Disaster Health Care (Coursework and Research)
1j Admission into MDHC/CW-Master of Disaster Health Care (Coursework)
1k Admission into MNG/CR-Master of Nursing (Coursework and Research)
1l Admission into GDPRM/MNHS-Graduate Diploma in Research Methods
1m Admission into MNGPH-Master of Nursing (Primary Health Care)
2 ^ NURS9220 - Developing a Literature Review
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m) and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of HLTH7013, NURS9208 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Bachelor degree with content in research e.g. approaches to inquiry; critical appraisal skills; appraisal of research articles.
Topic description
This topic is a core requirement the research preparation program
Educational aims
To identify and justify an appropriate research paradigm, methodology and methods to explore a research question or hypothesis
Expected learning outcomes
On successful completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss research paradigms and methodological approaches suitable for answering a range of research questions and hypotheses.

  • Critique and discuss a range of research methods and designs suitable for answering a selected research question or hypothesis.

  • Justify choice of chosen methodological position, approaches to data collection and strategies for analysis