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: attendance at a half-day research training skills workshop (week 1 of semester), approximately fortnightly supervisor meetings, attendance at a half-day session of student presentations (week 5), attendance at two full day sessions for student oral presentations (week 11). |
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POPH90200 and POPH90201 may be taken concurrently.
Study Period Commencement:
Plus other MPH subjects that are relevant to the proposed research topic.
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.
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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 research project must be in the area of social health 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 social health; or b) an analysis of existing data relevant to social health. 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 capacity and interest in social health.
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 fifth week of semester (15%); an oral presentation of 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation, 5 minutes questions), due during the eleventh week of semester (20%); a written research report of 5000 to 8000 words, due during the examination period (65%). Students must pass the written research report (hurdle).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
Master of Public Health |
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