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Dissertation (Research Project) (CHI675)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 12
Description This unit will allow students to gain specific research knowledge requiring a high level of research skill and quality including a literature search, design of a research study, implementation of the study, analysis of the data results and writing the manuscript in preparation for publication.
Timetabled Learning Activities External: No attendance required.
Prerequisites Completion of Chiropractic Degree or equivalent. Enrolment in the Masters program including completion of 24 points of graduate work such as the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation or the Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Chiropractic, or their equivalents. Completion of CHI677 Research Methods and Epidemiology is required before enrolling inthis unit, or by special application to the Unit Coordinator.
Notes Students cannot self-enrol in this unit.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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Professor Bruce Walker

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t: 9360 1297
e: Bruce.Walker@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.064 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
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