HSH731 - Minor Project A


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H608, H704, H706, H709, H756, H757, H759

Students enrolled in H704 must have passed 6 of the following units: HSH717, HSH719, HSH744, HSH746, HSH761, HSH762, HSH764, MPE781

Student enrolled in H706 must have passed all 6 units in the following units: HSO709, HSO710, HSO711, HSO712, HSO713, HSO715

Students enrolled in H709 must have passed all 6 of the following units: HDS730, HDS731, HDS732, HDS733, HDS734, HSH725

Students enrolled in H756 must  have passed HSH725 and must have passed 5 of the following units: HME704, HME711, HSH702, HSH717, HSH719, HSH762, MPA702, MPM701, MPM722

Students enrolled in H757 must have passed 6 of the following units: HSH701, HSH702, HSH703, HSH725, HSH728, HSH744, HSH746, HSH769

Students enrolled in H759 must have passed 6 of the following units: HSH702, HSH703, HSH704, HSH705, HSH715, HSH725, HSH728, HSH745

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

On-campus and online independent and collaborative learning, including 3 x 2 hour on-campus seminars and 2 x 2 hour online seminars and regular online or on-campus contact with project supervisor throughout the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning, including 5 x 2 hour online seminars and regular online contact with project supervisor throughout the trimester.


The minor project is worth two credit points comprised HSH731 and HSH732. These units 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.


This unit must be studied in conjunction with HSH732 Minor Project B. This unit enables students to improve their knowledge and skills in research planning, conduct, and presentation of findings relative to public health. Students conduct research-based tasks and make a significant contribution to a research-based project in their relevant field of study.

Students can choose from among three different project types:

1. Review (literature, policy, media)
2. Development of a research protocol
3. Data analysis of an existing data set

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