courses

3564

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

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Course code3564
Managing facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleBMid(Hons)
CRICOS code084602A
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT

This course must be completed in a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 2 years. The course duration is inclusive of any periods of intermission.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Berwick, Clayton, Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3564
Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) or visit: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/nursing/

Course coordinator

Ms Julia Morphet

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course provides a research pathway for high achieving graduates of a Bachelor of Midwifery course. It provides these students with opportunities to develop research skills beyond those in their undergraduate course as a basis for future research and career progression.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://monash.edu/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • critically review scientific literature in midwifery and health
  • describe the processes involved in the design, development and implementation of a research project
  • develop a proposal for a research project
  • apply for ethical approval for projects, where necessary
  • execute and analyse a research project, or a set of studies
  • undertake computer-based data manipulation and analysis
  • present research findings, both written and orally, to a specialist audience
  • write up scientific work in a format suitable for publication
  • perform a range of technical skills appropriate to their research project.

Structure

This course consists of coursework, an individual research project and submission of a portfolio. The research project constitutes the major portion of the student's work and is supervised by an academic staff member.

Requirements

Semester one

  • NUR4401 Clinical honours thesis I: Applied research methods and skills
  • NUR4402 Clinical honours thesis II: Framing a research proposal

Semester two

  • NUR4403 Clinical honours thesis III: Conducting a research project
  • NUR4404 Clinical honours thesis IV: Analysing and reporting research

Areas of study

Award(s)

Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)