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|
|Points||30 points 30 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,101.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,462.75|
- Limited to
Dr Gisela Sole (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 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.
- 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.