98725 Dissertation in Health Research 1
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Credit points: 12 cp
PostgraduateResult type: Grade and marks
This subject facilitates an effective learning contract between the student and appointed supervisor. This learning contract forms the basis of students' framework of study as they plan to undertake the Health Research dissertation.
Contribution to the development of graduate attributes
· Autonomy as a learner and a capacity to continually update knowledge and skills
· Cooperative work and capacity for community engagement
· An appreciation of cultural and intellectual diversity and an ability to function in a global environment
· Capacity to apply disciplinary, professional and technical knowledge
· Understanding of how knowledge is generated in the profession
· Ethical understanding
· Critical and independent thinking and capacity for judgment
· Capacity for informed inquiry, creativity and innovation
· Advanced written communication skills
· Information literacies
The student will (as appropriate to the research project):
- Conduct a literature review
- Develop a research question and objectives, including the consideration of ethical aspects of the study
- Identify and refine the research methodology
- Develop and conduct data collection and/or analysis