Focuses on the steps involved in planning and implementing a piece of research. The unit develops an understanding of the planning, implementation and reporting processes used in health informatics research It includes issues relating to the determination of research questions, hypotheses, data collection and analysis methods. The ethics involved in planning, conducting and reporting research is an integral part of the unit. The unit includes the design of data collection tools and an introduction to quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques. Students plan and develop a research proposal, including preliminary development of research instruments, but do not implement a research project
|Unit name||Health Informatics Research Methods|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,402.00||069999|
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Flexible delivery via Internet or CD; self-directed tasks and activities.
Preliminary proposal (3000 words) 40%, Completed proposal (3000 words) 40%, Discussion paper (1500 words) 20%
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