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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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1consolidate skills in scholarly writing and presentation of research
2disseminate and promote a research topic and engage with peers
3justify and discuss a research project in relation to the current research evidence and impact
4demonstrate skills required to present as an independent contributor to research community

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

  1. consolidate skills in scholarly writing and presentation of research
  2. disseminate and promote a research topic and engage with peers
  3. justify and discuss a research project in relation to the current research evidence and impact
  4. demonstrate skills required to present as an independent contributor to research community

Prescribed texts

  • 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)
Assessment
Online writing circlesSR
PresentationSR
Written AssessmentSR

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

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

Domestic

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International

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