Extends students' knowledge of the key research approaches and methods used in the fields of tourism, hospitality and event management. Develops skills in relation to planning and implementing an independent honours thesis in the student's scholarly area of interest, under the supervision of his or her academic supervisor(s). Students also learn to justify and defend their research proposal to an academic audience, via a formal seminar.
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 in-depth knowledge of the principles and practice of scholarly research||Intellectual rigour|
|2||critically evaluate the key terms, paradigms and methods used in tourism, hospitality and events research||Intellectual rigour|
|3||formulate sound research questions and aims||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|4||understand the role and importance of ethics in human research||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|5||develop and write and present a research proposal to an academic audience||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice|
|6||select appropriate data collection and analysis tools||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice|
|7||engage in self-directed research||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Sydney - The Hotel School
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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