Courses & Units

Research Methodology and Project Design CSA408

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Research Methodology and Project Design
Unit code CSA408
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy
Teaching staff

Dr Nicole Bye (Unit Coordinator) and Mr Hsien Lee (Tutor)

Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,200.00 060501

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online via MyLo WebCT Vista, online discussion room

Assessment

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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Textbooks

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