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HNR412 - Research Planning in Nursing

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:(Normally students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) program to enrol in this unit)
Unit chair:

Bernice Redley

Contact hours: 3 hours per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit builds on HBS400 Research Methods. It provides students with an understanding of developing a research proposal, from the identification of a research issue and literature review through to writing and submitting the proposal for approval by an ethics committee.


Assessment task 1: Assignment (1500 words) 30%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (3000 words) 60%

Assessment task 3: Oral presentation (10 minutes) 10%

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