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HNN727 - Research in Nursing and Midwifery

Unit details

Year2015 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: Online 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

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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