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Unit of Study INDG7007 Advanced Academic Skills for Postgraduates (2024)

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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:

Demonstrate advanced academic research and writing skills.

Analyse, critique and synthesise relevant research literature.

Create a literature review relevant to a research topic appropriate for postgraduate study.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 3 hours (Weekly)
Single Annotation10%
Annotated bibliography30%
Literature review60%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Phelps, R, Fisher, K & Ellis, A, 2007, Organizing and Managing Your Research: a practical guide for postgraduates, Sage Publications, London.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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