HSH733 - Major Project A


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H704, H709, H756, H757, H759

Students must have a WAM of 70 or over to be eligible to undertake HSH733/734.

Students are advised to seek enrolment via a student advisor by emailing health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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

Students enrolled in H709 must have completed the following units: HDS730, HDS731, HDS732, HDS733, HDS734, and one of HDS736,HSH725

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

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

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

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 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 major project is worth four credit points comprising HSH733 and HSH734. These are undertaken sequentially by undertaking the major project over two trimesters (students enrol in HSH733 in one trimester followed by HSH734 in the next trimester).


The aim of this unit is to enable students to develop research skills and knowledge in developing, designing and conducting a small research study relative to health promotion or public health. Specific objectives are to: learn how to identify a research topic; develop skills in information retrieval and the critical analysis of published material; develop a research protocol that involves the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; produce a written report that demonstrates evidence of research ability and written communication skills; present the findings to faculty and fellow students (using PowerPoint).

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