This degree combines coursework units with research skills development for the conduct of an independent research project, leading to the submission and examination of a 10,000-15,000 word thesis. The coursework units encompass literature review, research methods and completion of a thesis. Students are guided through the program by an academic supervisor.
In this course teaching and learning takes place in accordance with the University’s approved semesters and teaching blocks, and as set out in the Sydney Nursing School Academic Calendar, approved by Academic Board.
The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) can be studied full-time (one year) or part-time (two years).
Students are required to attend on-campus study days for the coursework units and are also strongly encouraged to participate in the research workshops in Semesters 1 and 2. Students will have the opportunity to present their work to colleagues and peers at a School research forum.
Students who successfully gain first-class or second-class, Division 1 honours are eligible to apply for entry into a PhD within Sydney Nursing School.
|No.||Course learning outcome||Graduate quality||Graduate quality||Graduate quality||Graduate quality|
|1||Compare research design and research methods including various data collection and analysis techniques.||Depth of disciplinary expertise||Inventiveness||Cultural competence|
|2||Demonstrate an understanding of ethical considerations and implications wheåçn undertaking research||Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity||Information and Digital literacy||Cultural competence||
|3||Display knowledge of the processes involved in setting up and conducting an independent research project.||Communication (oral and written)||Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity||Critical thinking and Problem solving||Interdisciplinary effectiveness|
|4||Engage in research and critically examine evidence to inform the research project.||Information and Digital literacy||Communication (oral and written)||Critical thinking and Problem solving||
|5||Appraise the skills necessary for presenting research through multiple mediums.||Critical thinking and Problem solving||Information and Digital literacy||Communication (oral and written)|
|6||Demonstrate in writing that they have acquired the skills necessary to construct an Honours thesis to a standard that is required for submission and examination.||Communication (oral and written)||Critical thinking and Problem solving||Inventiveness||Influence|