Honours Research 2 (Podiatric Medicine)

Credit Points 10

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Description This is a 20 credit point year-long subject taken over two terms (10 credit points in each term). In this subject students will complete the significant research component of their honours study as a year-long subject of study (offered as 1H and 2H sessions). They will build upon the skills and knowledge of research, evidence-based practice and scholarly enquiry gained in subjects completed earlier in the program. The emphasis of this subject is the completion of a supervised honours research project. Each student will work individually with their supervisor to complete the stages of data collection and data analysis and will write their results into a format suitable for submission for examination.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) REHA 4031 AND
REHA 3029

Co-requisite(s) REHA 4018

Restrictions The subject is a Podiatry specific honours research project and therefore restricted only to students enrolled in program code 4709 - Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours).

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Implement data collection plans formulated in the previous unit, Honours Research 1
  2. Undertake data analysis suitable for their chosen research topic
  3. Formulate and implement data management strategies and data analysis to reach research conclusions
  4. Critically discuss and present the project�fs aims, methodology, results, discussion and conclusions in a scholarly manner
  5. Critically analyse the impact of research findings in relation to theory, practice, education and public policy
  6. Plan and execute the production of a scholarly research thesis suitable for submission for examination.

Subject Content

Major content of this subject will be determined by the particular research topic being investigated. Generic content will include:
- research design and practical implementation of research methods in health practice
- Ethical conduct of The research process
- data collection, management and analysis relevant to Project
- Critical Review and analysis of literature in relation to research findings
- implications of results for theory, practice, education, policy and future research
- Scholarly writing of The final Honours results in A format suitable for Examination


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Research Thesis chapter (~8,000-12,000 words) or article format (~10,000 words) 100 Y Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1



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2022 Semester 2



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