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PHTY459 Research for Physiotherapy

An approved independent or group research project in physiotherapy supervised by a member of staff, including components of ethics, critical review and data analysis.

Paper title Research for Physiotherapy
Paper code PHTY459
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2000
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017), Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017), Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,584.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,300.00

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact
sjohn.sullivan@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor John Sullivan and School of Physiotherapy staff
Paper Structure
Each group of students is required to develop and complete a research project under the direct supervision of a member of the School staff.
Teaching Arrangements
Group research project
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Following satisfactory completion of this paper the student will be able to
  • Identify an area of research interest
  • Determine the need for further investigation based on current scientific information
  • Generate a research hypothesis or question
  • Design a study suitable for exploring the research hypothesis/question, taking into account resource considerations
  • Appreciate the ethical considerations associated with conducting a research project
  • Be aware of the need for, and the University's process of, entering into consultation with Māori
  • Identify, retrieve and critique relevant scientific information/literature
  • Apply the principles of scientific inquiry within the research proposal
  • Gather/retrieve information or data to address the research question
  • Analyse the findings using appropriate (statistical or other) procedures
  • Discuss the validity and reliability of the components of the research methods
  • Critique the outcomes of the research in relation to relevant literature
  • Present the information using formatting and language suitable for submission to a relevant professional/scientific journal

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Timetable

Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)

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

Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)

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

Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)

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

An approved independent or group research project in physiotherapy supervised by a member of staff, including components of ethics, critical review and data analysis.

Paper title Research for Physiotherapy
Paper code PHTY459
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2000
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018), Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018), Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,615.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,592.00

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact
sjohn.sullivan@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Clinical Education Programme Lead: Chris Higgs
Paper Co-ordinator: Professor John Sullivan and School of Physiotherapy staff
Paper Structure
Each group of students is required to develop and complete a research project under the direct supervision of a member of the School staff.
Teaching Arrangements
Group research project.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Following satisfactory completion of this paper the student will be able to:
  • Identify an area of research interest;
  • Determine the need for further investigation based on current scientific information;
  • Generate a research hypothesis or question;
  • Design a study suitable for exploring the research hypothesis/question, taking into account resource considerations;
  • Appreciate the ethical considerations associated with conducting a research project;
  • Be aware of the need for, and the University's process of, entering into consultation with MÄori;
  • Identify, retrieve and critique relevant scientific information/literature;
  • Apply the principles of scientific inquiry within the research proposal;
  • Gather/retrieve information or data to address the research question;
  • Analyse the findings using appropriate (statistical or other) procedures;
  • Discuss the validity and reliability of the components of the research methods;
  • Critique the outcomes of the research in relation to relevant literature;
  • Present the information using formatting and language suitable for submission to a relevant professional/scientific journal.

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Timetable

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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