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Unit description

This unit facilitates the completion of a research project as a continuation of studies in critical literature review and research methodology. Students are mentored in skills and understanding including results presentation and analysis; discussion of results; and conclusions.

Unit content

To be completed by student and supervisor to reflect the negotiated topic

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1identify and explain the research literature associated with the topic under investigationKnowledge of a discipline
2formulate a research proposal related to the topic under investigation including structuring of research questionsIntellectual rigourCreativity
3recognise the methodological approach necessary to investigate the topic, including data collection and analysis proceduresKnowledge of a discipline
4critically evaluate issues relating to topic and produce a report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement.Intellectual rigour

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

  1. identify and explain the research literature associated with the topic under investigation
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. formulate a research proposal related to the topic under investigation including structuring of research questions
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. recognise the methodological approach necessary to investigate the topic, including data collection and analysis procedures
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. critically evaluate issues relating to topic and produce a report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Self-directed project 260 (NA)
Assessment
Research Project100%
Notice

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

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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International

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