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HMH401 - Developing Research Skills

Unit details

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


Cohort rule:

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

Unit chair:

Sarah Shigdar





Incompatible with:



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 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

* 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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