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OCTY71-401: Health Research Design and Planning

Description

This subject builds on the subject Evidence-Based Practice for Health Professionals to develop student competencies relating to research design and planning. Students will identify research methods most appropriate to their research questions and practice context, consider and submit ethics applications for review and develop research submissions for external peer review and funding consideration. Students are required to successfully complete this subject before progressing to research internships or capstone in the Master of Occupational Therapy.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-401
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,559
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718

Learning outcomes

1. Formulate a clear research question from a practice problem.
2. Identify and select appropriate methods to investigate and resolve practice problems.
3. Critically review the literature.
4. Utilise ethical procedures in the research process.
5. Demonstrate skills in disseminating outcomes of research.
6. Plan appropriate statistical analysis or qualitative analysis methods to test research hypotheses.

Prerequisites

OCTY71-107 - Evidence-based Practice for Health Professionals (or concurrently)

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Intensive
Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start08/05/2017
Cancellation 1?15/05/2017
Cancellation 2?16/05/2017
Last enrolment13/05/2017
Last withdrawal?20/05/2017
Teaching census?20/05/2017