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HPER71-113: Generating Evidence Using Research Methods

Description

This elective subject would be of interest to students who want a better understanding of primary research study designs, sufficient to undertake their own project. It complements the Evidence Based Practice and Policy subject, giving you more in-depth knowledge about the different primary research study designs and their contribution to the strength of evidence in a field. This subject is run via intenstive workshops, self-paced online modules and personal study time where you will be facilitated to develop a research protocol and conduct a statistical analysis.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeHPER71-113
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering - On Campus]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,430
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Use PICO to develop research questions and search for evidence.
2. Identify and describe different types of primary research study designs.
3. Critically appraise the protocols of different primary research study designs.
4. Distinguish approaches to quantitative and qualitative analysis for different primary research study designs.
5. Write a protocol to answer a specific research question.
6. Describe challenges of preparing a research protocol, and develop strategies for addressing these.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

HPER71-110 Evidence Based Practice and Policy or equivalent

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021