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Research Design and Analysis in Health - HSBH4101

Year - 2020

In this unit of study you delve deeper into the world of methods used in health research, including both quantitative or qualitative design and analysis. You will attend lectures and interactive workshops, and complete online modules. The unit will build on your prior knowledge (see the prerequisites) and help with your specific Honours project. As part of quantitative methods, we cover experimental and observational (case-control, cohort) study designs, and linear and logistic regression for data analysis. Qualitative approaches include ethnography, grounded theory, phenomenology and narrative. Methods include interview, focus group and text based. The unit will be partly split in streams so that each student will learn either quantitative or qualitative data analysis in depth (not both), depending on their prior learning.

Classes
weekly lectures and workshops

Assessment
40% ongoing assessment tasks and 60% exam

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

Assumed knowledge
48cp of 3000 level units of study

Pre-requisites

HSBH3018 or HSBH3019

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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