Writing a Research Proposal (BHSC3014)


This unit is designed to assist students understand the principles of writing a research proposal, applicable for either project planning or evaluation within health or for further research (eg Honours). At the completion of this unit of study, students will have written and orally presented a project proposal, and will be familiar with the process of applying for ethics approval. This unit of study is recommended for students who wish to undertake Honours after completion of the pass degree.

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2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week


Project plan (20%), research proposal (60%) and oral presentation (20%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

HSBH1007 or BACH2140

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