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Unit description

Provides students with an opportunity to engage in academic research in a specified discipline area through the completion, under guidance, of a thesis or creative output and exegesis. This unit comprises the fifth stage of the Honours project.  

Unit content

This unit is the fifth shell unit in which students enrol in to complete their Honours thesis/project. A participation milestone allows for the monitoring of student progress.

 

Learning outcomes

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:
1Independently plan a research project output(s) that demonstrates research and research design skills, critical thinking, initiative, judgment and ethical awareness.
2Critically evaluate disciplinary, methodological, ethical and cultural questions relating to a research project.
3Demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts in a specific discipline with advanced understanding in at least one aspect.
4Demonstrate written and other applicable communication skills to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Independently plan a research project output(s) that demonstrates research and research design skills, critical thinking, initiative, judgment and ethical awareness.
  2. Critically evaluate disciplinary, methodological, ethical and cultural questions relating to a research project.
  3. Demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts in a specific discipline with advanced understanding in at least one aspect.
  4. Demonstrate written and other applicable communication skills to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Project 30 minutes (Weekly)
Assessment
ParticipationSR
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

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