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Unit description

Engages students in a staged thesis unit for the Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge with Honours program. Students have the opportunity to complete a thesis under the guidance of a supervisor. This is the first of a series of thesis units for the Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge with Honours (the other units are INDG4003 and INDG4004).

Unit content

With guidance from an academic supervisor, students will typically cover the following topics:

  • Planning and conducting a research project
  • Relevant methodologies and methods
  • Literature review
  • Thesis planning
  • Conducting the research project
  • Writing a draft thesis
  • Completing the thesis for submission.

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:
1Gather, analyse and interpret information via an Indigenous Knowledge framework
2Develop an appropriate Indigenous research methodology.

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

  1. Gather, analyse and interpret information via an Indigenous Knowledge framework
  2. Develop an appropriate Indigenous research methodology.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Project 300 hours (Over the Term)
Assessment
See INDG4004 Indigenous Research Thesis (Stage 3 of 3).SR
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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