Research Project Part A

STA70009 25 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 72

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

2023 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 1

27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

27 Jun 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

20 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23


Con-current Pre-Requisite

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit of study is to provide students with the opportunity to apply the statistical skills acquired throughout their course in undertaking a research project, also assisting students to develop consulting skills for dealing with clients who ask for statistical help. They will gain an understanding of the ethical issues involved in conducting human research and the steps necessary to obtain ethical approval.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Formulate hypotheses to address the research question
2. Create an appropriate literature review to address the research question
3. Choose between different data collection strategies and research designs in a specific research/consulting context
4. Design a research proposal in a particular context
5. Critically evaluate research process and data synthesis
6. Formulate a startegy for the dissemination of research outcomes