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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 3050

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
154545

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To further develop students' knowledge and advance applied skills in research methods in the diverse field of cultural studies.

Course content

Students will build on previous skills to explore key issues and debates in research approaches to the study of culture. The course will review contemporary methodologies, research methods and approaches in relation to contemporary research questions and sites in cultural studies. It will provide students with detailed research skills and a theoretical and applied understanding of ethics. Students will design and conduct a small individual research project to demonstrate an applied understanding of their chosen research approach.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of any second year course from the Cultural Studies, and History and Global Politics major/sub-major within the Bachelor of Arts.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 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
Assignment 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1350 words 30% N/A
Research paper 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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