Courses & Units

Dissertation Part 2 CNA446

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney


This is the second of three linked dissertation units. In this unit, students continue their research under the guidance of a supervisor or supervisors. The type of work undertaken in this unit will reflect the specific research project, but there is an expectation that students will complete their data collection. The work undertaken in CNA446 contributes to the development of the research project that will be reported in the thesis submitted for examination in CNA474: Dissertation Part 3.


Unit name Dissertation Part 2
Unit code CNA446
Credit Points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching Staff Damhnat McCann
Level Honours


Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1
Hobart Semester 2
Hobart Spring school
Launceston Semester 1
Launceston Semester 2
Launceston Spring school
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 2
Rozelle - Sydney Spring school
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 1
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 2
Darlinghurst - Sydney Spring school


International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015
Spring school 17/10/2015 1/11/2015 23/11/2015 30/12/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2014: $1,510.00 2014: $4,384.00 060301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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


Teaching Pattern

Individual research supervision; one day intensive workshop. Students are also encouraged to attend seminars presented by research staff on topics relevant to their project and to access provided web based resources.

AssessmentCompletion of relevant tasks on protocol timeline indicating satisfactory/unsatisfactory progress.
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