Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Supervised project over one semester
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours: attendance at a half-day research training skills workshop (week 1 of semester), approximately fortnightly supervisor meetings, attendance at 2 full-day sessions for student oral presentations (week 11: of each semester). |
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Students must have also completed other MPH subjects that are relevant to the proposed research topic.
|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.
CoordinatorDr Jane Sims
Associate Professor Meredith Temple-Smith
General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 3371
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
The research project must be in the area of primary health care and the topic must be approved by the nominated supervisor. Under normal circumstances, the project will involve: a) a conceptual or theoretical analysis of a given topic in primary health care; or b) an analysis of existing data relevant to primary health care. Collection and analysis of primary data may be undertaken, but only with the specific approval of the subject co-ordinator, in consultation with the nominated supervisor. Supervisors will be university academic staff with research experience and interest in primary health care.
Upon completion of this subject, students should have demonstrated their ability to:
An oral presentation of 15 minutes (10 minute presentation, 5 minutes questions) due during the eleventh week of the first semester of enrolment (15%); An oral presentation of 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation, 5 minutes questions) due during the eleventh week of the second semester of enrolment (20%); A written research report of 5,000 to 8,000 words due during the examination period of the second semester of enrolment (65%). Students must pass the written research report (hurdle).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
Master of Public Health |
Primary Care |
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