Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with supervisor/s (1 hour fortnightly for full-time students). |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to meeting with Supervisor/s students are expected to undertake independent research activities of up to 20 hours per week.
|Corequisites:|| Principles of Social Research Design |
Social Sciences Research Methods
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|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
CoordinatorDr Alison Brookes
ContactAcademic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||A thesis of 15,000 words will be completed under appropriate academic supervision. Students are required to develop a research project in the field of social sciences and health. The thesis may be an empirical study which may employ qualitative or quantitative methods, or a theoretical project. |
Students will be guided through the key milestones of the research process. These will include skills in completion of critical literature review, presentation of a research proposal, thesis writing, presentation of key findings, and discussion of the relevance of the findings in relation to future research, policy and practice.
|Objectives:||Students who have completed this subject will be: |
|Assessment:||Thesis of 15,000 words on an approved topic assessed by two examiners. Submitted at end of semester. (100%)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should have: |
Master of Health Social Sciences |
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