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HNN727 - Research in Nursing and Midwifery

Unit details

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


Unit chair:

Anastasia Hutchinson





Incompatible with:

HNN722, HNN728

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit will enable students to develop increased understanding, knowledge and skills in a range of research methods and approaches relevant to applied research. It will also enable students to develop a critical understanding of the nature, scope and purpose of research within clinical practice contexts. They will be able to formulate relevant, appropriate and rigorous research questions, strategies, methods, data collection, analysis and dissemination approaches to address a chosen topic that addresses an issue (or issues) in their clinical setting. They will also enhance their understanding of strategies used to translate evidence into practice.


Assessment task 1: On-line digital presentation (5-8 minutes) 10%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment (3000 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Online digital presentation (10-12 minutes) 10%         
Assessment task 4: Written assignment (5000 words) 50%

Hurdle Requirement
Satisfactory completion of the Deakin University, Office of Research Integrity, Human Research Ethics online Training

Prescribed texts

Creswell, JW 2009, Research design: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches, 4th edn, sage, Thousand Oaks.

Schneider, Z, Whitehead, D & Elliot, D (eds). (2013), Nursing and midwifery research: methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice, 4th edn, Mosby-Elsevier, Sydney

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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