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PDC87074 - Human Research Ethics Training

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential will provide CQUniversity staff and researchers (including research students) with evidence to meet external needs for training in Human Research Ethics Standards. Staff may also benefit from undertaking training when applying for promotion, or in the conduct of their own research. Students will benefit from the course in the conduct of their own research and the accumulation of micro-credentials to enhance employability upon graduation.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

Students must meet the following eligibility criteria to undertake this course:

  1. CQU staff and RHD candidates.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

Applicants can apply through the Office of Research for an enrolment key for direct access to the course on Be Different

Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Creative, Performing and Visual Arts
  • Education and Humanities
  • Health
  • Information Technology and Digital Media
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
  • Science and Environment
  • Transport and Safety Sciences
Skill Area
  • Education Support

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard micro-credential structure

1 hour

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the core values of human research ethics as outlined in the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research

2. Outline the responsibilities of the Chief Investigator associated with a research project

3 .Outline the consequences of failing to comply with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research.


Online Quiz


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