PAED5901 MChHRes Thesis Research (full-time)

72 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit represents the equivalent of three semesters of full-time research, working towards a final thesis in the field of child health. Students undertake an independent research project under the direct supervision of experienced clinical researcher(s) in this area.

Research projects may be clinical, laboratory based, or may involve epidemiological or biostatistical analysis. Research projects must be designed to demonstrate the learning outcomes described below.
Students are able to (1) critically review and synthesise the relevant literature; (2) develop workable hypotheses or research questions; (3) design and conduct experiments to appropriately test hypotheses or research questions; (4) analyse and critically interprete their own data in the context of existing literature; and (5) disseminate the outcomes of their research in written and oral formats.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: thesis examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Sunalene Devadason
Contact hours
supervised research
Unit Outline
RES-1A_2019 [RES-1A_2019]
RES-2A_2019 [RES-2A_2019]
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