Provides students with an opportunity to pursue in depth a topic of particular interest to them arising from theoretical or practical issues raised in earlier units of the Cultural Studies Major. Cultural study methods will be used to carry out a substantial research project. Research projects will be closely supervised and can be undertaken independently or as a group activity.
- Doing cultural studies research
- An introduction to cultural studies research techniques and methods
- Project conception
- Relating form, style and content
- Ways of presenting final report
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of cultural studies research methodology||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||engage in a cultural study related to identity and/or power relations||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||identify a research area of interest and corresponding methodologies||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||critically reflect on the research process||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||undertake a literature search focusing on the area of the research topic||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||propose, then carry through, a major research project||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|7||demonstrate oral and/or written skills in communicating research findings.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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