Project & Scholarship 2 allows the student to draw on the skills and knowledge from previous evidence-based practice units to create a clinically relevant project outline. This unit provides students with an opportunity to develop their investigative, analytical, and critical skills to design a current individual or group research project. Students will discuss the application of research methods relevant to a clinical practice question and integrate these into their project proposal.

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HMO7007 - Project and Scholarship 1

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Design a project to investigate a clinical practice problem using appropriate methodology and methods;  
  2. Defend a coherent argument justifying choice of methodology using high level communication and technical skills; and  
  3. Propose and justify an appropriate process for data collection and analysis.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Report PICO/SPIDER template report detailing a specific clinical practice question (500 words) 20%
Report Oral presentation of the proposed clinical practice based project proposal (10 minutes) 30%
Project Clinical practice-based project proposal (final) (2500 words) 50%

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