This unit (HMH7902), Evidence for Practice 8, provides students the opportunity to draw on their established literature searching skills to conduct a scoping/literature review related to their project topic. Students will complete an ethics application (where appropriate to their project), commence data collection and analysis and prepare a preliminary report. This unit is the second of the three units comprising of the project component of students masters by course work degree.

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HMH7901 - Evidence for Practice 7


HMH7201 - Patient, Practitioner and Health System 8

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Conduct and write up a review/scoping of literature for major project  
  2. Apply and appraise project plan by commencing data collection  
  3. Analyse project data drawing on relevant statistical processes and/or theoretical frameworks  
  4. Reflect on the process of undertaking a major project  


All three assessment items are hurdle requirements.
Assessment type Description Grade
Presentation Group presentation on research project (hurdle) Pass/Fail
Report Satisfactory research supervisor report on progress of scoping review of literature, ethics application, data collection (hurdle) Pass/Fail
Report Research project report including timelines, project design, data collection and preliminary data analysis (hurdle) Pass/Fail

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