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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:April, - Taught on campus.
September, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours in total. This subject will be conducted intensively as a series of workshops. Students will be expected to actively contribute and use this as an opportunity to explore and develop their research ideas in relation to the topics and reading provided. |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||-|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||-|
|Core Participation Requirements:||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 courses. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Fiona Margaret Mcdermott
School of Nursing and Social Work
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces students to issues in research epistemology, methodology and ethics. Reading and class discussion will focus around themes relevant to the design and analysis of research. Particular methods will be introduced but specialised training in them will not be provided. Students are encouraged to seek additional assistance with particular methods from other sources. |
This subject will be conducted intensively as a series of workshops. Students will be expected to actively contribute and use this as an opportunity to explore and develop their research ideas in relation to the topics and reading provided.
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||5000 words, comprising: |
to the research thesis—80% .
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able:· Develop the capacity to undertake a substantial research project · Develop skills in the critical application of specialist knowledge in the student’s area of study.
|Links to further information:||http://www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au/|
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