Courses & Units
Research Methods in Health Management BAA722
This unit allows students to develop the methodological framework and tools by which to undertake a translational research project addressing a contemporary healthcare management issue. Students will conceptualise and prepare their project applying the values and principles of research integrity, considering risk, benefit and consent issues. Students will gain the skills to appraise the application and matching of methods to research questions. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.
|Unit name||Research Methods in Health Management|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Australian Institute of Health Service Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Nazlee Siddiqui|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- critique the process of systematic and ethical research.
- compare and contrast the robustness of different research methods.
- determine and justify the most appropriate research methods for addressing an organisational issue.
- evaluate critical aspects of ethical research.
- assemble the capacity and skills to undertake ethical research.
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|Assessment||Research Scope Report (40%)|Research Protocol and Ethics Report (60%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
There is no prescribed text for this unit. The learning materials of the unit will be drawn from publications, journal articles and other credible sources/websites . You will be able to access the learning materials through the Learning Hub section of the MyLO unit.
Students are encouraged to regularly review articles available in the unit on MyLO. Students are also expected to be familiar with the key academic journals in the discipline from which useful insights can be derived. In particular, students are encouraged to review the relevant papers that are published in:
(i) Health service management journals such as:
(ii) Health information management journals such as:
(iii) Methodology-related journals such as:
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