Research and Evidence-Based Practice D

DET80005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 21 hours

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

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

17 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
30 Jul 23

11 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
8 Sep 23


DET80002 Research Project 1
Concurrent pre-requisites:
DET80007 Professional Practice Placement 3 

Aims and objectives

This unit will enable students to collaborate with other students and academic mentors to write-up their research project in the form of a journal manuscript and disseminate research findings using varied communication mediums. This unit completes the sequential research and evidence-based practice conducted throughout the Master of Dietetics and produces research dissemination outputs.
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:

1. Collaborate with peers and academic mentors to interpret the findings of research conducted.
2. Demonstrate in practice the principles of ethical conduct of research in the implementation of their project.
3. Prepare a research and evaluation manuscript targeting a specific journal or scholarly publication.
4. Utilise different media formats to disseminate research findings relevant to practice.

Courses with unit

Master of Dietetics