|1.||Analyse and critique contemporary perspectives and theories related to research in the field of public health;|
|2.||Conceptually map the essential elements and processes requisite to quality research;|
|3.||Articulate the necessity for ethical conduct of research and elaborate the processes for applying for ethics approval;|
|4.||Undertake a preliminary literature review or analysis of current research in their field; and|
|5.||Design a preliminary research proposal to be undertaken as part of their minor thesis or professional project.|
|Assignment||Critique of Research Designs (3000 words)||40%|
|Project||Preliminary Research Proposal and Literature Review (3000 words)||40%|
|Presentation||Oral presentation during seminar-style discussion time (1000 words)||20%|
Public Health Research Methods.
Guest G. & Namey E., (2014)
SAGE Thousand Oaks
Where to next?
As part of a course
This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.
Study a single unit
This unit may be available as a single unit of study.
Find out more about how to apply for single units of study at VU.
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.