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HSH733 - Major Project A

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

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

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

Credit point(s):2
Previously coded as:HHH709, HSH723
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

F McKay and H McKenzie


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.


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.

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 (~500 words) Ungraded Pass, oral presentation (15 minutes) and presentation abstract 20%, written report (~12 000-14 000 words) 80%

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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