Research Project

PEH30005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 30 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

Prerequisites

175 Credit Points in spk(s): BB-HSCBUS - Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Business
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BB-HSCSCI - Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Science
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-HSC - Bachelor of Health Science
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-HSC1 - Bachelor of Health Science
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-HSCPROF - Bachelor of Health Science (Professional)
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-HSCPEH - Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health)
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-HSCPEH1 - Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health)
OR
175 Credit Points in spk(s): BB-HSCMCMN - Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Media and Communication

Aims and objectives

This unit increases understanding of and gains practice in the process of researching relevant health sciences and environmental health topics using appropriate and systematic methodology. This unit offers students the opportunity to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of research under the guidance of experienced mentors. Students are at liberty to research a topic of their own choosing as long as it is feasible, within a defined set of constraints, and relates to environmental health and/or health sciences.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Conduct an extensive review and critical evaluation of literature and use the results to formulate a research question
2. Develop an appropriate protocol for the research project based on the research question identified
3. Communicate research concepts in the area of focus
4. Work collaboratively with a team, using project management skills
5. Carry out in-depth study of an area of interest in environmental health/health sciences

Courses with unit

BA-HSC Bachelor of Health Science
BA-HSC1 Bachelor of Health Science
BA-HSCPROF Bachelor of Health Science (Professional)
BA-HSCPEH Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health)
BA-HSCPEH1 Bachelor of Health Science (Public and Environmental Health)
BB-HSCMCMN Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-HSCBUS Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Business
BB-HSCSCI Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Science