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HSO416 - Honours Research Project

Unit details

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):3
EFTSL value:0.375
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H455 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Unit chair:

Genevieve Pepin


All of HSO403 and HSO411



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

4 to 5 x 2 hour seminars throughout trimester paced 3 to 4 weeks apart. Students are expected to have contact with their research project supervisor on a weekly basis throughout trimester.


The Research Project aims to provide students with the opportunity to pursue, under supervision, an independent investigation and to complete a minor thesis. This unit enables the students to collect and analyse data, to complete a research project, and to present findings in oral and written forms. Students will make appropriate preparation for data collection including contact with participants as appropriate; engage in data collection, data management and analysis; reflect on their role as researchers; update the review of pertinent literature; complete their data collection and analysis, draft and finalise their thesis document.


Assessment task 1: Thesis (12 000 words) 100%

Prescribed texts

American Psychological Association (2009). Publication manual of the American psychological Association. (6th Edition) American Psychological Association: Washington

Unit Fee Information

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