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HSH401 - 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:

Lynne Millar





Incompatible with: HSE401
Contact hours:

A number of workshops will be held throughout the trimester


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: Research proposal (2000 words) 25%
Assessment task 2: Literature review (6000 words) 75%

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