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HSE401 - Developing Research Skills

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Health Honours courses

Unit chair:

Clinton Bruce

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSH401

Contact hours:

Negotiable between supervisor and student

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: Oral presentation 20%

Assessment task 2: Research proposal 20%

Assessment task 3: Literature review (6000 words) 60%

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