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HSH733 - Major Project A

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Greer Lamaro Haintz and Georgia Babatsikos

Trimester 2: Greer Lamaro Haintz


Either HSH725 or both of HSH744 and HSH746

Students must have a WAM of 70 or over to be eligible to undertake HSH733/HSH734



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


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


The major project is worth four credit points comprising HSH733 and HSH734. These are undertaken sequentially by undertaking the major project over two trimesters (students enrol in HSH733 in one trimester followed by HSH734 in the next trimester.


The aim of this unit is to enable students to develop research skills and knowledge in developing, designing and conducting a small research study relative to health promotion or public health. Specific objectives are to: learn how to identify a research topic; develop skills in information retrieval and the critical analysis of published material; develop a research protocol that involves the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; produce a written report that demonstrates evidence of research ability and written communication skills; present the findings to faculty and fellow students (using PowerPoint).


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 (~10 000-15 000 words) 80%

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