20 cp Prerequisites ALHT404 Honours Research Project Implementation Teaching Organisation 150 hours of focused learning.
Research skills are important for our society as they facilitate change. They are also critical for the development of evidence base practice that ensures quality care of individuals, families and communities requiring allied health services. Honours programs provide undergraduate students will the opportunity to learn how to do research, to develop more advanced professional knowledge and skills, and to enter higher degrees by research at Masters and PhD levels.
This is the third of three units in the Allied Health Honours program and includes students from three disciplines: Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Social Work. In this unit students are provided with the opportunity, time and support for the final analysis of data related to the honours project and preparation of a final dissertation. To complete the dissertation, students are expected to finalise their literature review following feedback from ALHT404 Honours Research Project Implementation, prepare a manuscript for publication reporting on the study and write an extended methodology discussion. Students present their research findings at a student conference at the end of the semester. During this semester, students work with their supervisors to complete their projects. In summary, this unit aims to support students to complete data analysis and production of a final thesis report.