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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Estimated total time commitment: 240 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Admission to a postgraduate course in the Faculty.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
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|Subject Overview:|| |
Students will plan and carry out an independent research project on a topic of relevance to their course, over a one-semester period. The project will involve a critical review of the relevant literature, setting the objectives of the study, selecting an appropriate theoretical framework and research method, specifying the research questions, collecting and analysing data, and reporting results in a coherent document.
|Assessment:||A minor thesis of not more than 10,000 words (100%), due at the end of the semester.|
|Recommended Texts:||Parkville campus.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of the subject students will have developed a capacity for critical research and analysis on a topic relevant to their course. Students will also have developed the following skills:
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