In this unit of study you will critically analyse approachs to research through examination of the philosophical and theoretical origins of the research traditions and knowledge generation in nursing and other health research. Conceptualisation of research questions, selection of research designs, governance of research and research utilisation in the clinical setting will be explored. Opportunities will be provided to engage in the research process with reference to clinically related situations.
four intensive, on-campus study days
online discussion forum postings (20%), 2500 word critical literature review (40%) and 2000 word project/research proposal (40%)