NURSING 7021B - Research Part II
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2015
General Course Information
Course Code NURSING 7021B Course Research Part II Coordinating Unit School of Nursing Term Semester 1 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Contact Up to 1 hour per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Corequisites NURSING 7021A Restrictions Only available to eligible Master of Nursing Science students Course Description This course requires the student to finalise their literature review and proposal and successfully gain ethical approval to conduct the research
Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Philippa Rasmussen
Dr Philippa Rasmussen
Master of Nursing Science Program Co-ordinator
School of Nursing
The University of Adelaide
Phone: +61 8 8313 3866
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The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning Outcomes1 Appraise the literature relevent to the chosen research topic
2 Complete ethics approval
3 Conclude a research proposal
4 Commence thesis composition.
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised. 1,2 &3 The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner. 1,2&3 An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems. 1,2 &3 Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication. 1,2 &3 A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies. 1,2 &3 An awareness of ethical, social and cultural issues within a global context and their importance in the exercise of professional skills and responsibilities. 1,2 &3
Required ResourcesEach stduent will be allocated a supervisor(s) to guide the student through the research process.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesLiterature Review (finalised)
Ethics finalised (if applicable)
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.A 3 unit course is equivalent of 12 hours a week study.
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Assessment SummarySearch Strategy Formative 0%
Construct a detailed plan for the composition of the thesis Summative 30%
Research Proposal Summative 70%
Assessment DetailAs Research 1 to Research IV are part of the research component there will be milestones that need to be achieved to the satisfaction of the supervisor(s) and Course Coordinator to enable the student to progress.
The student is required to construct a search strategy for searching the literature related to their research question. Word count 500
The student is required to complete a detailed plan for the composition of the research thesis. Word count 1250
The student is required to develop and submit an application to the University Human Research Commitee for approval. Word count 2500
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NOG (No Grade Associated) Grade Description CN Continuing
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