Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours physiotherapy related placement |
Total Time Commitment:
Approximately 60 hours of self-directed learning is recommended for this subject.
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Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building, Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject is directed towards building specialized knowledge and skills that will complement existing and developing expertise. It provides students with the opportunity to experience the research process by conducting a research project. Students choose a topic in an area that will complement their field of work and carry out a project which includes research proposal and design, analysis of data and writing a research report in journal format. The project applies the knowledge and skills acquired in PHTY 90075 Academic Writing Skills and Critical Enquiry as students investigate a practical clinical problem.
Each student will devise their elective project in conjunction with the subject coordinator prior to the beginning of semester.
This subject aims to provide:
For the professional placement
A piece of written work of 5,000 words that is informed by the professional development placement or area of interest. This work may comprise an essay that details how physiotherapy might expand into a non-clinical area of practice or how a subject area such as health care management; leadership; marketing or other non clinical topic might be incorporated into physiotherapy practice.
One of the following
For the research project
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will have developed the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au/programs/pgrad/index.html|
Students are required to consult with the subject coordinator to develop their timetable for this subject
Master of Physiotherapy |
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