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HSH731 - Minor Project A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)

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

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

Trimester 1: Georgia Babatsikos and Greer Lamaro
Trimester 2: Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli and Greer Lamaro

Prerequisite:

One of HSH725 or HSH744 or HSH746

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

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

The minor project is worth two credit points comprised HSH731 and HSH732. These may be undertaken:

(a) concurrently by students wishing to complete the minor project in one trimester (students enrol in both HSH731 and HSH732 in the same trimester); or

(b) sequentially enrol in HSH731 in one trimester followed by HSH732 in the next trimester.

Content

This unit enables students to improve their knowledge and skills in research planning, data analysis, and presentation of findings relative to public health. Students are required to conduct an in-depth study of an area that is linked to their current studies in the Master of Health Promotion, Master of Public Health, Postgraduate Planning or that is relevant to their professional activities and experience.

Students can choose one of the following options:

1. An expansive and critical analysis of the literature in an area of particular interest and importance in health promotion or public health that culminates in recommendations for health promotion or public health policy, research, education or practice.

2. Developing a design for a research or evaluation study in an area of health promotion. The protocol includes a brief literature review, study design and methods, and completed relevant ethics applications.

3. Data analysis of an existing data set. The report will include discussion of the data set, data analysis techniques, and relevant ethics applications. This option needs to be negotiated with the Unit Chairs.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Project Proposal (~500 words) Ungraded Pass
Assessment task 2: Interim report (~500 words) Ungraded Pass
Assessment task 3: Oral presentation (15 minutes) and presentation abstract 20%
Assessment task 4: Written report (~8000-10 000 words) 80%

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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