MAP5001 - Preparatory minor thesis - 2018

12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

Faculty

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Chief examiner(s)

Professor. Marilyn Baird

Coordinator(s)

mnhs-student-admin@monash.edu

Unit guides

Offered

Alfred Hospital

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • First semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (Off-campus)

Berwick

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • First semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (Off-campus)

Clayton

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • First semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (Off-campus)

Peninsula

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • First semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester A 2018 (Off-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (On-campus)
  • Summer semester B 2018 (Off-campus)

Prerequisites

Students enrolled in course 4519 must have passed SRH5003. All other students must have passed MAP5000.

Co-requisites

Must be enrolled in a postgraduate program in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Notes

Please note that the first point of contact for this unit should be your Course Coordinator in the School or Department in which you are enrolled.

Synopsis

This unit is designed to allow students to implement the research protocol developed in the context of the prerequisite unit MAP5000 Research in Advanced Health Care Practice. Students will develop skills in gathering data, interrogating it using acceptable analytical processes and developing an informed and defensible conclusion. Through an iterative and collaborative intellectual process with their supervisor, students will create a research report which they will communicate in written format to a wider professional audience.

Successful completion of MAP5000, MAP5001 and MAP5002 with an overall grade of 70 Distinction or above may permit a student to apply for a graduate research program including the PhD at Monash University.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Collect data in accordance with the norms of research informed investigation and the boundaries of any ethics approval;
  2. Demonstrate skills in the organisation, analysis and interpretation of data according to research norms;
  3. Synthesise critical arguments in relation to the existing literature about the topic;
  4. Demonstrate writing skills that meet the academic standards associated with a research informed investigation;
  5. Effectively manage time and resources to achieve pre-determined goals.

Assessment

  • Mid enrolment oral presentation (20 minutes)(Hurdle)
  • Documented supervisory meetings (Hurdle)
  • Draft chapter(s) of the minor thesis (Hurdle)

This unit will be awarded a non-examinable grade of NE.

Workload requirements

On-campus and Off-campus:

1 hour per fortnight consultation with supervisor either face to face or electronic, 11 hours per week directed research activities which may include on-line tasks (project dependent), 12 hours per week for self-directed study.

See also Unit timetable information

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study