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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 5053

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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
167885

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

To extend students’ knowledge and skills through individual research addressing an area of relevance to the field of Urban and Regional Planning.

Course content

Students will complete an individual research project addressing an area of relevance to the field of Urban and Regional Planning. The research project will be guided by a structured approach including: detailed context discussion of the chosen topic area and a research problem statement; a critical literature review that identifies a significant research question/aim and objectives, and sets out a conceptual framework to guide the analysis; ethical considerations and ethics approvals; an understanding of the research design and different research methods that can be applied to answer the research question and the selection and appropriate justification of the chosen methodology; detailed discussion of the methodology applied in the research; analysis of primary and/secondary sourced research findings; discussion of the research results; recommendations for improved planning solutions and policies; and conclusions regarding the key thesis findings and contribution.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
VSAR 4003 AAD Research Methods

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Directed Study 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Directed Study 1 hour x 10 sessions

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, CITY WEST
Project 9000 words or equivalent 100% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 9000 words or equivalent 100% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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