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Research and Evidence Based Practice (BSC306)

Organisational Unit School of Health Professions
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit builds on BSC206 to combine advanced research methodology and evidence-based practice skills for health and performance-related sciences. This research evidence based combination uses research skills to independently identify a research question, select and formulate the best research methodology within ethical boundaries to obtain best scientific information and then address this question using this methodology. This unit also advances ability to understand more complex research methodologies, perform advanced literature searches, critically review the literature and apply the results.
Timetabled Learning Activities Weeks 1 to 11: Lectures: 1 x 2 hours; computer laboratories: 1 x 2 hours.
Week 12: Lectures: 1 x 2 hours; tutorials: 1 x 2 hours.
Other Learning Experiences Readings of 1 per week will be discussed in the lecture.
Prerequisites Completion of BSC206 Introduction to Research Methodology and Evidence Based Practice.
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