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HLTH SC 3007B - Research Placement (Addiction & Mental Health) Part 2

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Restriction: Only available to BHlthMedSc and BHlthMedSc (Adv) students. Students may only complete the 6 units of research placement within their chosen major.
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Discovery Experience – Working: Yes
Pre-Requisite: HLTH SC 3007A
Assessment: Group poster presentation (summative); Individual written project report (summative); Peer assessment (summative); Supervisor assessment (summative); Journal club presentation (formative)

The Research Placement course is a capstone experience designed to develop research skills in third-year BHlthMedSc students through a year-long research placement related to their major. Students will design a project, learn research methodology in performing the project, analyse, interpret and communicate the findings of a research project or internship placement under academic supervision in a Small Group Discovery Experience. Some research placements will require a GPA > 4.8. The research placement experience will be supported by workshop modules and journal club sessions. These will include: 1. Common modules on core competencies (eg research integrity, research ethics), 2. Major-specific modules including journal clubs to develop evaluation skills 3. A fixed number of skills modules selected according to skills required for the specific placement and the student's existing skills/courses already completed (e.g. systematic review principles, laboratory research design). Each student will document their research activities with a final written report, and in addition will communicate their research findings at an end-of-year symposium.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12468 WR01 6 3 13 Mar - 10 Apr Friday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S415, Teaching Room
22 May - 22 May Friday 9am - 1pm