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HNN725 - Research Thesis A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

Bodil Rasmussen

Prerequisite:

HNN727

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Note:

The unit HNN719 has been divided into two parts and replaced by Part A HNN725 and Part B HNN726.

Content

The unit comprises the first component of the development of an individual research thesis in the area of nursing practice. Students are required to outline their research project proposal at the commencement of the trimester of enrolment. Before submitting the proposal for approval, students are required to discuss their topic and consult with their nominated supervisor. The topic of research should generally reflect the student's particular area of interest and be clearly related to theoretical material presented in the nursing scholarship units as part of the Master of Nursing Practice course.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Satisfactory progress towards a final minor thesis (18 000 words) 100%.

Satisfactory progress may be described as, for example, completion of a first draft of the background section; having obtained ethics clearance from the Deakin University Higher Research Ethics Committee (DUHREC)

Prescribed texts

CRESWELL, J.W. 2009 Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research, Thousand Oak, California, Sage.

Australian Government 2007 Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, at NHMRC website at http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/research/responsible-conduct-research-0 accessed 12 March, 2015

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