This unit will involve students selecting a research topic related to ageing or dementia for a major assignment and related presentation. The subject area will be negotiated with the academic staff contributing to the unit, and will involve a literature review and analysis and synthesis of research in this area. Students will be required to present their project verbally, and to respond to questions and comments in the online environment.
|Unit name||Negotiated Project in Ageing and Dementia|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Anthony (Tony) Cook|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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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- Engage in an effective collaborative process to discuss research, develop ideas, and respond to questions.
- Conduct independent and self-directed research into a topic of importance relating to ageing or dementia
- Collect, integrate, and interpret relevant scientific literature from a range of sources and formats.
- Communicate information relating to scientific literature in both written and spoken forms using appropriate academic skills and conventions.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Prerequisites50 credit points at Intermediate level
Online Learning - approx. 10 hours per week.
|Assessment||Presentation (25%)|Research plan (10%)|Discussion posts (15%)|Literature review (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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