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HSH731 - Minor Project A

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Greer Lamaro Haintz and Georgia Babatsikos

Trimester 2: Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli and Greer Lamaro Haintz

Prerequisite:

One of HSH725 or HSH744 or HSH746

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Online independent and collaborative learning, including 3 x 2 hour online seminars and regular online contact with project supervisor throughout trimester

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery

The minor project is worth two credit points comprised HSH731 and HSH732. These may be undertaken:

(a) concurrently by students wishing to complete the minor project in one trimester (students enrol in both HSH731 and HSH732 in the same trimester); or

(b) sequentially enrol in HSH731 in one trimester followed by HSH732 in the next trimester.

Content

This unit enables students to improve their knowledge and skills in research planning, data analysis, and presentation of findings relative to public health. Students are required to conduct an in-depth study of an area that is linked to their current studies in the Master of Health Promotion, Master of Public Health, Postgraduate Planning or that is relevant to their professional activities and experience.

Students can choose from among five different project types:

  1. Literature review
  2. Development of a research protocol
  3. Data analysis of an existing data set
  4. Policy-related
  5. Other authentic project

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Project proposal (~500 words) Ungraded Pass

Assessment task 2: Interim report (~500 words) Ungraded Pass

Assessment task 3: Oral presentation (15 minutes) and presentation abstract 20%

Assessment task 4: Written report (~8000-10 000 words) 80%

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