Courses & Units

Capstone Initiative CAM725

Introduction

This unit is undertaken as the final unit of study in the course. Students propose and complete a capstone learning initiative through which they apply cognate discipline knowledge, problem-solving capability, and applied research skills to develop a proposed solution to a unique administrative, leadership, management, or clinical challenge. Students undertake a self-directed independent project under the supervision of an appropriate academic staff member. Although students may carry out different initiatives, the course content for all students includes planning, delivery, and evaluation. The unit is designed to consolidate the theoretical and practical advanced knowledge and skills that students have acquired throughout their postgraduate studies.

Summary

Unit name Capstone Initiative
Unit code CAM725
Credit points 25
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Kate Fennell
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online 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 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply in-depth discipline knowledge to identify and investigate a leadership/clinical/professional issue
  • Develop an evidence-based solution to address a leadership/clinical/ professional issue (or improve a current practice)
  • Communicate findings and proposed recommendations through written reports, academic paper, or publication
  • Reflect critically on your own discipline or professional practice and the initiative implications.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
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4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CAM720

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBC

AssessmentInitiative Proposal (20%)|Interim Report (20%)|Final Report (60%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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