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|
|Points||24 points 24 points 24 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (4 February 2019 - 8 November 2019), Full Year (4 February 2019 - 8 November 2019), Full Year (4 February 2019 - 8 November 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,648.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$7,971.60|
- Limited to
Professor John Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physiotherapy's website
- Teaching 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 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.
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- 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.