Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Year Long, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with supervisor and at least 72 contact hours over the duration of the project. |
Total Time Commitment: 200 - 240 hours in total
|Prerequisites:|| 505-948 research project development |
PLUS one of the following :
505-921 Principles of research design
505-969 Epidemiology and analytical methods 1
505-509 Health program evaluation 1
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Computer skills required will depend on research design. In addition to basic word processing skills, the student may be required to use qualitative or quantitative data analysis software.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests 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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
ContactDr Jan Hodgson
|Subject Overview:||An original research project will be conducted and a thesis of 12,000-15,000 completed under academic supervision. Data collection: each student will be encouraged to develop and plan a project during Year 1. (see subject 505-948) Topics may reflect their own interest or relate to current research at the clinical genetics service (Genetic Health Services Victoria) or the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) where the Masters will be taught. Students will be assigned a supervisor and start to collect data during their clinical placement or through other relevant sources eg the health care system. This is done in conjunction with study in subjects 505-921,505-969, 505-509, to further develop analytical skills. |
The subject is designed to enable students to :
|Assessment:||A thesis of 12,000 - 15,000 words on an approved topic (100%). The thesis will be assessed by the academic supervisor, the module leader and an external examiner.|
|Prescribed Texts:||No prescribed text. Dissertation handbook will be provided.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completing the subject students should have:
|Notes:||Computer skills required will depend on research design. In addition to basic word processing skills, the student may be required to use qualitative or quantitative data analysis software.|
Master of Genetic Counselling |
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