PODI6902 Podiatric Research Thesis (part-time)

Credit
96 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
The thesis for the Doctor of Podiatry should provide a comprehensive study of the topic under consideration and make a substantial and original contribution of knowledge to the field of podiatric medicine. It should also focus on the improvement of professional practice through the detailed study of practice issues and the application of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
Outcomes
Students prepare a thesis of not more than 70,000 words based on their mentored research.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: thesis. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Assoc/Prof Cam Wareham
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
completion of all Doctor of Podiatry core units to the value of 48 points
Contact hours
supervised research
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