Courses & Units

Research and Evaluation Practicum CAM404


This research practicum unit is a capstone unit in the public health, leadership and clinical redesign Professional Honours courses that requires students to implement a research project under the supervision of an academic supervisor. Research projects may include systematic reviews, small scale health service or intervention evaluations or projects co-designed with academic staff.


Unit name Research and Evaluation Practicum
Unit code CAM404
Credit points 25
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Doctor Suzanne Waddingham
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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


International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Generate questions/aims/ hypotheses based on experience, expertise and literature.
  • Collect and record information/ data from self-selected sources, choosing or devising an appropriate methodology with self-structured guidelines.
  • Evaluate information/data and inquiry process rigorously using self-generated criteria based on experience, expertise and the literature. Reflect insightfully to renew others’ processes.
  • Organise information/data using self-determined structures and management of processes (including team function).
  • Analyse and synthesise information/data to generalise or abstract knowledge that addresses self-or-group-identified gaps in understanding.
  • Select appropriate language and genre to extend the knowledge of a range of audiences. Apply innovatively the knowledge developed to multiple contexts.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
061399 $2,005.00 $2,005.00 not applicable $4,804.00

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Teaching Pattern

Off-campus with a two hour weekly tutorial.

AssessmentResearch method report (25%)|Research paper (75%)
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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