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Unit of study_

Research Data Analysis - GENC5016

Year - 2018

This unit of study is a continuation of the supervised research project initiated at the beginning of the course and to be concluded in the final semester. The unit involves analysis of data provided to the student to be analysed using quantitative or qualitative data analysis methodology. The unit will enable students performing quantitative data analysis to experience qualitative data analysis techniques and vice versa. A statistician and experts in qualitative data analysis will be available to provide advice.

Two workshops on data analysis and 2 x 1.5 hour lectures; 7 x 2 hrs meetings/supervison with research supervisors and data collection

Two research progress presentations (30% each) and two lab journal reports on research progess (20% each)

Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide (2014) by Ian MacFarlane, Patricia McCarthy Veach and Bonnie Leroy. Oxford University Press; Neumann W.L. (2012): Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (7th Edition) Pearson.

Assumed knowledge
Knowledge and skills gained in GENC5020


GENC5020 and GENC5017


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Genetic Medicine
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jane Fleming, Research Coordinator and Clinical Lecturer, Sydney Medical School
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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