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Unit description

This unit focuses on skills required to successfully undertake and complete an honours thesis and disseminate outcomes of research. Includes online seminars and self-directed project work designed to prepare graduates to present as an independent contributor to the research community.

Unit content

  • Scholarly writing and editing strategies  
  • Research communication for a variety of audiences
  • Positioning your research in the context of current research
  • Research translation
  • Resume and career development

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

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

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Structured online learning 285 hrs  (Across the session)
Workshop online 15 hrs (Across the session)
Online writing circlesSR
Written AssessmentSR


Teaching method
Workshop online 15 hrs (Across the session)
Structured online learning 285 hrs  (Across the session)
Online writing circlesSR
Written AssessmentSR

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
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