Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: February 22, 23, 24, 25, 2010. A 4-day intensive course of lectures and workshops during Orientation. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Admissionto fourth-year Honours in political science, international studies, public policy and management, criminology, sociology or socio-legal studies, or the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Political Science), (International politics), (public policy and management), (criminology), (sociology) or (socio-legal studies), or the thesis component of the Master of Criminology (100-point program).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Politics and International Studies, Sociology, Criminology or Public Policy at Undergraduate level|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Any of the following subjects:
166-410 Approaches to Political and Social Inquiry
191-530 Criminology Thesis Seminar
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Dr. Michael Crozier: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Julie Evans: email@example.com
This subject is designed to develop research skills for students planning and writing research theses in the School of Social and Political Sciences. The subject explores contemporary research strategies, differing methodological approaches to social research, the relationship of theory and research, and practical issues concerned with designing thesis topics and their realization through the research process, including the management of ethics principles and procedures. The subject gives special attention to the design of problem-driven research. It will assist students to develop skills in thesis preparation and development as well as in the framing of research projects, more generally. The subject is taught through a combination of lectures, workshops and seminars.
|Assessment:||A research proposal study of 5000 words, worth 100% (due mid-Semester 1).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available for purchase from the University Bookshop.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This is a compulsory subject for students enrolled in the following Honours programs: Political Science, International Studies, Public Policy and Management, Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Political Science), (International Politics), (Public Policy and Management), (Criminology) and (Socio-Legal Studies). This is also compulosry for students who are enrolled in the thesis component of the Master of Criminology. It is available as an elective subject for students enrolled in Sociology Honours and Postgraduate Diploma. |
This subject will run intensively over 4 days during the last week of February.
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management(Honours) |
Master of Criminology (CWT)
Public Policy and Management
Download PDF version.