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The Research and Evaluation in International Health unit from Curtin University and Open Universities Australia is an important area of study for any student of international health care.
Those studying the unit will cover important aspects of research methodology relating to health research. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods will be looked at, and you will learn about the most appropriate and reliable data collection techniques. As well as data analysis, you will examine the cultural and ethical implications of conducting research in developing nations, and the strengths and limitations of different research approaches.
In order to enrol in the unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Research and Evaluation in International Health unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you intend to pursue a career in international health care, or indeed any kind of health-related research, you will benefit from the in-depth study of methodology and analytical processes that this unit offers.
The unit also provides an understanding of the ethical considerations needed when designing and conducting research in developing nations, which is critical for anyone wishing to pursue practical research in these areas.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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