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Area/Catalogue
SOCU 5023

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
168711

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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 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To facilitate the writing of a final thesis cognisant of the main research methods as well as theoretical debates reflecting specialised knowledge in the student's broader discipline area.

Course content

In consultation with an academic supervisor, students will undertake substantial research on an approved subject in their area of specialization, leading to a major project or thesis. The focus of this course concentrates on the formulation of a research question, placement of the project within the scholarly field and identification of the suitable research method corresponding to the discipline area. Students are encouraged to consider the project as contributing to a portfolio of professional and scholarly development. Assessment in this course, together with work completed in Research Thesis 2, will contribute to the presentation of an 18,000 word thesis.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

The completion of 18 units of graduate certificate level studies.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Directed Study 3 hours x 8 weeks
Seminar 3 hours x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Directed Study 3 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, CITY WEST
Thesis Part 1 9000 words 100% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Thesis Part 1 9000 words 100% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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.

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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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