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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

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: OCTY71-401
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Semesters offered:
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00

Learning objectives

1. Formulate a clear research question from a practice problem. 2. Identify and select and justify appropriate methods to investigate and resolve practice problems. 3. Critically review the literature to describe the background to a practice problem and frame a relevant research question. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical procedures in the research process. 5. Demonstrate skills in effectively communicating a research plan. 6. Demonstrate an understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods for data analysis.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Pre-requisites:

Co-requisites:

There are no co-requisites

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.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into CC-63050 Master of Occupational Therapy

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 22/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 23/05/2022
    Last enrolment: 20/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 27/05/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/06/2022
    Teaching census: 26/05/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
Semester start: 16/05/2022
Subject start: 16/05/2022
Cancellation 1: 22/05/2022
Cancellation 2: 23/05/2022
Last enrolment: 20/05/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 27/05/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 02/06/2022
Teaching census: 26/05/2022