Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
On-campus meetings with subject coordinator and/or supervisor, off-campus placement
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|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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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Clare Delany, Dr Guy Zito
Dr Guy Zito
Assoc Prof Clare Delany
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.
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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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