HSH725 - Research Literacy


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in: H547, H556, H605, H615, H647, H656, H703, H706, H709, H756, H757, H759, H762, H962 and M703.



Incompatible with:

HBS400, HBS401, HBS701

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus  Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1 hour on-campus seminar per week (11 seminars)
Scheduled learning activities - online Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week (11 seminars)

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


A solid foundation in research literacy is essential to evidence-based practice in the health and caring fields.
This unit will provide you with the skills to make evidence-based decisions, including the ability to find and synthesise research literature, critically appraise research evidence and apply research evidence to practice in an ethical and culturally sensitive manner.
Topics covered in this unit include: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods and inclusive research; finding and synthesising research literature; critically appraising research evidence; human research ethics principles; cultural awareness and sensitivity.

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