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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Supervised project over two semesters. Regular meetings with supervisor (1 hour fortnightly). Attendance at two presentations. |
Total Time Commitment: See contact Hours.
|Prerequisites:||In addition to the core course requirements, students wishing to enrol in a project in this stream must have completed either 505-973 Study Design in Epidemiology OR505-921 Principles of Research Design AND one of 505-531 Control of Sexually Transmissible Infections 505-532 Sexually Transmissible Infections505-533 Sexual and Reproductive Health 505-534 Clinical Sexual & Reproductive Health for Nurses|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||See pre-requisites|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Henrietta Williams
|Subject Overview:|| |
The Research Project must be in an area of relevance to sexual health and the topic approved by the student's supervisor. The research project may include quantitative and/or qualitative research. It should include a literature review and may include secondary analysis of data.
Subject Objectives: After completion of the research project candidates will demonstrate their ability to:
Students may also wish to develop their research for dissemination to a wider audience by the preparation, in consultation with their supervisor, of an article for publication in the peer reviewed literature.
|Assessment:||An initial 15 minute verbal presentation (10%), a final 30 minute presentation (20%) and a 5,000-8,000-word research report of a standard acceptable for publication to be assessed by an independent examiner 70%.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students will develop skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||This subject is a Master of Public Health Research Project. |
Subject Coordinator: Dr Hennie Williams 9341 6249
Master of Public Health |
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