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HSH725 - Research Literacy for Health Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Shane McIver

Prerequisite:

A minimum of four level 7 units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HBS400/401, HBS701

Contact hours:

Campus: 5 x 2 hour campus seminars and 5 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester. Class material posted on CloudDeakin.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit has been designed specifically for students enrolled in H615 Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion, H703 Master of Social Work, H759 Master of Health Promotion, H756 Master of Health and Human Services Management and H757 Master of Public Health. The focus is on the development of skills in critical thinking and research methods in public health practice.

The unit consists of 5 sections, as follows:
1. Research for health practice: evidence based practice and critical appraisal
2. Ethical principles
3. Quantitative research: principles, techniques and critique
4. Qualitative research: principles, techniques and critique
5. Indigenous and alternative research designs

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Part A: Evidence based practice for health practitioners (1000 words) 20%
Assessment task 2: Part B: Ethics in research case studies (1500 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Critical appraisal (2500 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2717$3206

* 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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