HSC712 Proposal for Applied Research/Investigation (32)

In this subject the research/investigation component of the Doctor of Health Science is proposed. Students develop their research question identified in HSC701 and prepare an applied research/investigation proposal. In addition students will obtain all the necessary approvals for the conduct of the study.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HSC712. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Two sessions


Faculty of Science

Enrolment Restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Doctor of Health Science course



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have prepared a proposal specifying how they intend addressing the problem;
  • have obtained all the necessary approvals for conduct of the research or investigation;
  • have prepared detailed reports and/or literature reviews on their professional situation.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Students will work closely with their supervisors in all aspects of this subject. They will mutually agree on the format of proposals and documents required. Students will submit a statement of the negotiated expectations to the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee for approval.


Current Students

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Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.