HSE401 - Developing Research Skills


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Semester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Health Honours courses



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: HSH401
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

3 x 2 hour classes. As each project will vary, contact hours for the literature review and research proposal are negotiable between the supervisor and the student.


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.

Hurdle requirement

  • Submission of a research plan (1000 words) is hurdle requirement for the unit

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