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Honours Thesis A - BHSC4005

Year - 2018

Honours students undertake a supervised research project in a health discipline area within the Faculty. Each student will contribute to designing and/or implementing an approved research project and submit a thesis describing the project and its implications. In completing the research thesis, the student will work closely with academic staff, normally 2 co-supervisors, who will supervise their research activities. Students will meet regularly with their supervisors; attend seminars and workshops that contribute to the research process and their thesis. Students will attend classes on research methods and statistics, ethics, library skills, writing a literature review, and presentation skills. Additionally students should expect to engage with their supervisor(s) on a regular basis for iIndividual academic/research supervision.

Classes
Average seminars/tutorials per week over the 13-week semester: 6 hrs. Wk 1-8: 6-12 hrs. Wk 9-13: 0-3 hrs. Supervisory meetings: normally 1-hr/week (variable)

Assessment
Research methods assessments (42%); Presentation of the research proposal (20%); Literature review 3000wds (38%)

Textbooks
A list of required and recommended textbooks will be available at the beginning of semester.

Additional information
This unit constitutes 40% of the final Honours grade.

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 24.0
EFTSL: 0.5
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 24.0
EFTSL: 0.5
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Tatjana Seizova-Cajic
HECS Band: 2
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