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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5033

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
012354

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To introduce students to research methodologies and issues in education to prepare them for undertaking a project or an independent research investigation.

Course content

Students will examine how the research may position them and their courses and the relation of the research to the socio-political context in which it will be conducted. Students will explore the methodological knowledge and skills introduced in this course to generate and analyse both qualitative and quantitative research data and also be mindful of the ethical and political issues involved in educational research.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Essay 2500 words 25% N/A
Research report 3500 words 40% N/A
Research report 3000 words 35% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Essay 2500 words 25% N/A
Research report 3500 words 40% N/A
Research report 3000 words 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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