Not offered in 2020
Provides postgraduate students with the opportunity to develop advanced critical thinking, writing and research skills, culminating in a draft literature review. Students learn to conduct an advanced literature search, critically analyse research literature, establish an advanced bibliographic database, write critically in an academic style, structure a research report and develop an academic argument.
- Choosing an appropriate research topic for postgraduate study
- Advanced literature searching strategies
- Using advanced citation and referring tools
- Critical reading and note-taking from research literature
- Writing critically in an academic style
- Using advanced documentation processing for research writing
- Developing an argument through a critical literature review
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Locate research literature relevant to an appropriate research topic for postgraduate study|
|2||Analyse and critique research literature to formulate and structure a well-argued critical literature review|
|3||Demonstrate advanced academic writing and referencing skills|
|4||Reflect on learning and understanding of advanced research skills.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Locate research literature relevant to an appropriate research topic for postgraduate study
- Analyse and critique research literature to formulate and structure a well-argued critical literature review
- Demonstrate advanced academic writing and referencing skills
- Reflect on learning and understanding of advanced research skills.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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