Students will progress their independent research project and thesis on an established timeline as appropriate to their project. Students will be supervised by academic staff member(s) with expertise relevant to the topic.
Independent scholarship guided by academic supervisor(s) in the planning and execution of a theoretically grounded research project, which may include:
Developing a research question
Designing a research project
Compliance with ethical approval processes and other regulatory frameworks
Data collection and analysis
Report and thesis writing
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
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:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically analyse a problem, resulting in the identification of a research question ||Intellectual rigour|
|2||design and plan a research project to answer a research question ||Intellectual rigour|
|3||work independently and progress a research project under supervision||Lifelong learning|
|4||identify and comply with any cultural issue(s), regulatory frameworks and practise professional ethics as relevant to the research question and methodology ||Cultural competence|
|5||communicate aspects of a research project verbally ||Communication and social skills|
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