Independent Studies in Audiology

Subject AUDI90004 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures and practicum sessions
Total Time Commitment: 50 hours

Successful completion of the following subjects:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: As below:
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Recommended Background Knowledge: N/A
Non Allowed Subjects: N/A
Core Participation Requirements:

Basic spreadsheet skills. Computer access with Excel and Minitab software.

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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3 Disability Liaison Unit website : 4


Assoc Prof Gary Rance


Assoc Prof Gary Rance

Subject Overview: Student will carry out a supervised research project in a relevant area of audiological science. A draft scientific paper will be written describing the outcomes of the project.

Objectives: At the completion of this subject students should have developed a deep understanding of a particular aspect of audiological science and have added knowledge or confirmed existing knowledge in the field. THey should also have developed skills in applying reserach techniques to their future practice.
Assessment: A draft scientific paper of no more than 9,000 words due in week 10 of semester 4 (100%)
Prescribed Texts: N/A
Recommended Texts: N/A
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

At the completion of this subject, students should have developed:
• Critical thinking and analytical ability
• The ability to seek out, evaluate and retrieve information from multiple sources
• The ability to comprehend complex concepts and express them lucidly
• An understanding of the ethical issues associated with knowledge acquisition and usage
• Manuscript writing skills


Related Course(s): Master of Clinical Audiology

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