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Evidence-Based Research in Health Sciences CXA328



The research project provides students with the opportunity to select a topic of interest within their general field of study for detailed investigation. The study can be performed as an individual or normally as part of a small group. The specific syllabus will be determined by the particular study area chosen. Approval for a particular study must be given by the unit coordinator and is dependent on an academic staff member being available and willing to supervise the proposed project. This report may take the format of either a research manuscript, research plan, journal article, business plan, substantial critical review, or similar. The exact nature of the final report will depend on the individual or group topic and will be finalised in writing with the supervisor. The project will be presented in paper form and in a final seminar.


Unit name Evidence-Based Research in Health Sciences
Unit code CXA328
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences

Nathan Pitchford

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

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CXA213 and (CXA234 or CXA228)



Project Plan 500 words ungraded, Literature Review 1800 words 25%, Project Plan 4000 words 50%, Oral Presentation 25%.

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