Why Research Matters: Assessment

The final assessment course enables you to revise, practice and test the knowledge and skills you've gained throughout the program

Why Research Matters: Assessment

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 10 hours

Are you ready to go with your research proposal?

In this course, you’ll revise, practice and then test your knowledge and skills gained throughout the program.

In order to join this course, you must have completed all of the other courses within the Why Research Matters: Evidence at Work program and purchased the Certificate of Achievement for each. You will then receive information on how to pay the assessment fee of $700 AUD.

If you are assessed favourably, you’ll be eligible for credit towards a Master’s degree at both Griffith and Deakin universities.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsExploration, discovery, innovation, achievement. Hello. I'm Chris Stevenson from Deakin University. And I'm Nick Barter from Griffith University. In the first five courses of the Why Research Matters program, we've introduced you to methods and techniques you'll need to transform your research idea into a reality. If you're ready to reap the rewards and have your work assessed by experts, it's time to complete the final course. Together, we'll lead you through the tasks required to produce a robust research proposal. Once you have successfully completed this and all earlier courses in the program, you are eligible to apply for credit towards a masters degree at Deakin or Griffith University. You'll not only achieve university credit.

Skip to 1 minute and 2 secondsYou'll be able to move forward with your research confidently and with credibility, knowing your proposal has been independently assessed. Come join us on the final course of a remarkable research journey. It all starts with a proposal.

What topics will you cover?

Over the duration of the course, you’ll develop a literature review and research proposal presentation for evaluation by expert researchers.

The course will guide you through the process of:

  • Writing up your literature review
  • Presenting on your research proposal
  • Answering questions from the expert panel

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Develop and communicate a research proposal
  • Self-evaluate your research proposal
  • Evaluate your peer’s research proposals
  • Produce a literature review

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at learners who have participated in all of the courses in the Why Research Matters: Evidence at Work program and are looking for accredited learning.

Who will you learn with?

Christopher Stevenson

Christopher Stevenson

Chris is an epidemiologist and biostatistician with a particular interest in evidence based health policy. He is a passionate teacher with a commitment to blending teaching with cutting edge research

Nick Barter

Nick Barter

Nick is an academic with a focus on developing frameworks to allow corporate strategists to realise sustainable strategies and expanding online education to as many learners as possible

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

Griffith University

Griffith University was created to be a different kind of university—challenging conventions, responding to trends and pioneering solutions through innovative teaching and research.