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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

ARCS3077 Research Project

30 creditsClass Size: 80

Module manager: Dr Sarah Isherwood
Email: s.j.isherwood@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisite qualifications

BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography programme specification for entry onto level 3 study
BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Audiology) programme specification for entry onto level 3 study
BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) programme specification for entry onto level 3 study

Pre-requisites

ARCS2146Research Methods and Evaluation

This module is mutually exclusive with

ARCS3264Advanced Cardiac Principles

Module replaces

HECS3077

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This is the last module of the research theme that flows through programmes and develops the students’ ability to critically find, use, summarise and communicate evidence and apply it to their professional practice.

Objectives

This aim of this module is to build on the research skills and knowledge acquired at levels 1 and 2 to enable the student to develop a deeper understanding of evidenced based practice. The student will undertake an independent piece of inquiry-based learning on a topic of their choice and will take the form of audit, systematic review or empirical research.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
1. Design and carry out a relevant health profession based empirical research, audit or systematic/scoping review project.
2. Collect, synthesise, analyse and evaluate research data.
3. Reach meaningful conclusions from research results, place them in context and be aware of their limitations.
4. Present an overview of their project in the form of a conference style presentation
5. Present a lucid report of their project in the form of a journal paper written in the style of an appropriate scientific journal.

Skills outcomes
• Independent inquiry-based learning
• Ability to critically find, use, summarise and communicate evidence and apply it to practice where applicable


Syllabus

The philosophy of the research project & the approval process
Systematic/scoping review
Audit/service evaluation
Empirical research
Presentation skills

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop22.004.00
Supervision61.006.00
Lecture51.005.00
Seminar12.002.00
Tutorial51.005.00
Private study hours278.00
Total Contact hours22.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)300.00

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Report500085.00
PresentationOnline presentation of 10 mins + 5 mins questions15.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The presentation will be made online.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 10/08/2020 08:42:29

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