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PHTY650 Research Project

A supervised research project of a standard likely to be published presenting the results of original research on a relevant topic within physiotherapy.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code PHTY650
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester, First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
PHTY 550, PHTX 550, PHTX 650
Limited to
MPhty
Course outline
Eligibility
This paper is restricted to health professionals.
Qualifications are restricted to physiotherapists.
Contact
physio.academic@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Professor John Sullivan and Dr Prasath Jayakaran
Supervisors available within the School of Physiotherapy
Paper Structure
A scientific inquiry relevant to physiotherapy, featuring recognised research methodologies such as systematic reviews and original qualitative or quantitative research presented at a level suitable for submission to an international peer-reviewed journal.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper may be undertaken via distance learning. Students work primarily with their supervisor via email and phone. Although guided by the supervisor, the student is expected to work independently and to take responsibility for meeting timelines.
Textbooks
No textbooks are required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the evidence base in their field of physiotherapy practice
  • Understand the general principles of design, conduct and reporting of at least one of the following: original research, clinical case reports, case series or literature reviews
  • Select, justify and apply appropriate research method(s) to the research problem
  • Critically analyse a body of knowledge relevant to the research problem
  • Analyse, present and discuss findings meaningfully within the field of physiotherapy

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

A supervised research project of a standard likely to be published presenting the results of original research on a relevant topic within physiotherapy.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code PHTY650
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester, First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Restriction
PHTY 550, PHTX 550, PHTX 650
Limited to
MPhty
Eligibility
This paper is restricted to health professionals.
Qualifications are restricted to physiotherapists.
Contact
physio.academic@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Professor John Sullivan and Dr Prasath Jayakaran
Supervisors available within the School of Physiotherapy
Paper Structure
A scientific inquiry relevant to physiotherapy, featuring recognised research methodologies such as systematic reviews and original qualitative or quantitative research presented at a level suitable for submission to an international peer-reviewed journal.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper may be undertaken via distance learning. Students work primarily with their supervisor via email and phone. Although guided by the supervisor, the student is expected to work independently and to take responsibility for meeting timelines.
Textbooks
No textbooks are required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the evidence base in their field of physiotherapy practice
  • Understand the general principles of design, conduct and reporting of at least one of the following: original research, clinical case reports, case series or literature reviews
  • Select, justify and apply appropriate research method(s) to the research problem
  • Critically analyse a body of knowledge relevant to the research problem
  • Analyse, present and discuss findings meaningfully within the field of physiotherapy

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard