Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Supervised Project taken over two semesters (12.5 credit points per semester) Students must enrol in both semesters consecutively.
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|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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POPH90200 and POPH90201 may be taken concurrently.
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Plus other MPH subjects that are relevant to the proposed research topic.
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.
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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.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Richard Chenhall
Students will develop a social science research question and attempt to answer the question either by a conceptual or theoretical analysis, an analysis of existing data, a systematic review of the literature, or by developing a research protocol.
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 5000 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.
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Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
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