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Health Management Research Plan BAA737

Rozelle - Sydney


This unit provides students an opportunity to plan a translational research project addressing a contemporary healthcare management issue. Students will examine research theories and frameworks to be able to articulate and justify a rigorous research design. Students will develop skills for the effective management of research teams. This will include the ability to negotiate organisational priorities by identifying and developing networks for project implementation. Students are expected to and utilise evidence from the literature to guide how they will undertake their research. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.

The translational research project must be approved by the relevant AIHSM course coordinator.


Unit name Health Management Research Plan
Unit code BAA737
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management

Dr Kathy Eljiz & Professor David Greenfield

Teaching staff

Dr Kathy Eljiz & Professor David Greenfield

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 Off-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1critically appraise frameworks and research designs for application in a healthcare setting.
LO2evaluate and prioritise organisational issues for healthcare improvement.
LO3compose a research proposal in appropriate healthcare management literature.
LO4develop, scope and plan a translational research project.
LO5facilitate an effective research team.



Band Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $2,665.00 080313

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



  • Assessment item 1: Research outline - 30%
  • Assessment item 2: Research proposal - 50%
  • Assessment item 3: Presentation - 20%
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