This unit gives students an opportunity to explore an issue of special interest in health to enhance and deepen their knowledge in this area. The student will select a topic of special interest to study, which is relevant to their own areas of interest and needs and negotiate the topic with the unit coordinator.
|Unit name||Health Special Interest Project|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Mrs Judi Tapp|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|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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- Demonstrate the ability to advance professional knowledge and skills through independent self-directed learning.
- Show evidence of critical analysis of scholarly and evidence- based practice literature within the chosen area of knowledge and skill development
- Present a professional portfolio that comprehensively captures fulfilment of the self-identified learning outcomes in relation to the nominated area of learning
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (my learning online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.
|Assessment||Project Proposal (10%)|Oral presentation of Portfolio of evidence (50%)|Review of the literature (40%)|
|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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