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HSH733 - Major Project A

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Enrolment modes:(B, CBD, X)
Credit point(s):2

Trimester 1, Trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.250
Previously coded as:HHH709, HSH723
Unit chair:

F McKay (B) and H McKenzie (B)


Either HSH725 or both of HSH744 and HSH746


Students must have a WAM of 70 or over to be eligible to undertake the HSH733/734.



Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


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).


Interim report 10% (~500 words), oral presentation (15 minutes) 15%, written report (~12 000-14 000 words) 75%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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