Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Supervised project over two semesters
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours; A 1 hour meeting with supervisor once a fortnight, attendance at 2 half day sessions for student oral presentations (4 hours each); attendance at 2 full day research training skills workshops (8 hours each). |
Total Time Commitment: 240 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Students must have either POPH90199 OR POPH90200 |
In addition to the subjects below students must also have other MPH subjects that are relevant to the proposed research project.
Students entering the MPH from 2011 must have a weighted average mark of at least 70% for all relevant subjects to be eligible to enrol in the research project. Successful research project applicants will be selected on the basis of academic merit.
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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 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. |
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Jane S Hocking
Key Centre for Women's Health in Society
Telephone: +61 3 8344 0717
Email: enquiries-kcwhs@ unimelb.edu.au
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
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The Research Project must be in an area of relevance to gender or women’s health and the topic approved by the student’s supervisor. Students, under supervision, will develop a research question, and design an appropriate method to address the question. They will conduct a systematic literature review, a research protocol, analysis of previously collected data or data collection. Normally, students complete their coursework requirements before being enrolled for supervision of their Research Project.
|Objectives:||After completion of the Research Project candidates will be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 15 minute work in progress oral presentation due during the 11th week of the first semester of enrolment (10%) a 30 minute final oral presentation due during the 11th week of the second semester of enrolment (20%); An 8,000 to 10,000 word research report due during the examination period of the second semester of enrolment (70%). Students must pass the written research report (hurdle).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Gender && Women's Health |
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