Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hrs: 6 x 6 hrs symposia |
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505-948 Research Project Development
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorProf Lynn Gillam, Prof Marilys Guillemin
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
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This subject will give students an understanding of the principles underlying social research. The topics covered will be relevant for students interested in social research in general, and in the health context specifically. The first part of this subject will concentrate on the conceptual approaches to research design and process. These sessions will provide both theoretical background and practical advice for doing social research. The second part will discuss ethics in research. Areas to be covered will include the rationale for formal ethical review of research involving humans and details of the ethics committee process, as well as more general discussion of basic ethical principles in research. The subject will draw on different disciplines to highlight different disciplinary approaches to designing and formulating social research projects.
After the completion of this subject students will:
• Detailed written research proposal, up to 3,000 words due mid semester (60%)
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Liamputtong, P. & Ezzy, D. (2005) (2nd ed) Qualitative research methods Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students will have developed:
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science |
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare
Master of Adolescent Health & Wellbeing
Master of Mental Health Science
Master of Public Health
Gender and Women's Health |
Health Social Sciences
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