This unit is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts, principles and practical skills of research methodology required in preparing a project proposal in health and medical research, including information retrieval and analysis, formulation of research questions, research plan and design. General guidelines will be given in regard to the key elements required for a research project design including creativity, literature review and analysis, methodology, ethics, variables, statistical analysis, experimental techniques, data collection and interpretation, budgeting and reporting.
|Unit name||Research Methodology and Project Design|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,354.00||060501|
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Online via MyLo WebCT Vista, online discussion room
3000 word review of selected research topic (50%); 2500 word research design project (40%); Participation in online forum discussion and exercises. (10%)
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