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Unit details

HMH401 - Developing Research Skills

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:

0.250

Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in H413 Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours)

Unit chair:

Melanie Thomson

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.

Content

This honours unit will complement the work of research supervisors by teaching and developing selected skills which are important in research and advantageous in careers other than research. Topics to be addressed include effective written and verbal communication skills, the presentation and defence of a research proposal, the preparation of a written research proposal, and the writing of a literature review.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Literature review (3000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Research proposal 25%

Assessment task 3: Oral presentation of final research findings (15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes question time) 25%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$2566$2566$12960$14494

* 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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