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An original piece of scientific enquiry relevant to physiotherapy featuring recognised research methodologies and presented at a level suitable for submission to an international peer reviewed journal.
|Paper title||Physiotherapy Research for Honours|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021)
Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,124.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,672.00|
- Limited to
Dr Gisela Sole (email@example.com)
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physiotherapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- Each student is required to develop and complete a research project under the direct supervision of a member of staff from the School of Physiotherapy. In addition, participation and contribution to regularly scheduled research seminars is a second key component of the paper.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Individual research project, portfolio and presentation.
- 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
Satisfactory completion of this paper will be shown by the presentation of
- A research report (thesis) prepared in a manuscript format, suitable for submission to a peer-reviewed journal
- A research portfolio that contains information on key elements of the research process
- A formal presentation of the findings of the research to an academic/professional audience
Collectively, these activities will demonstrate that the student is able to
- Develop, with supervisory support, an appropriate physiotherapy-related research problem and plan and conduct an investigation within ethical guidelines
- Demonstrate a mastery of the research literature relating to their selected research topic
- Demonstrate research management skills to deliver a quality project in a timely manner
- Employ effective information search strategies using a range of databases
- Critically analyse a body of knowledge relevant to the research problem
- Select, justify and apply appropriate research method(s) to the research problem
- Analyse, present and discuss findings meaningfully within the field of physiotherapy
- Prepare a written report on the project to a level suitable for submission to an international peer-reviewed journal
- Deliver a formal presentation of their research findings to an academic/professional audience