Research Proposal

Subject 757-603 (2008)

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Credit Points: 37.500
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 hour per week (Semester 1 full-time) , 1 hour per fortnight (Semester 1 and 2, part-time)
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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:

Subject Overview: In this subject the student will develop and outline a succinct and directed approach to the area(s) of study and exploration, discussing the major research objectives and projected outcomes of the study. The student will demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate research methodologies, and a critical understanding of the relevant literature.

The proposal may consist of a written exegesis, a sound design(s) with an accompanying exegesis, software and/or hardware, with an accompanying exegesis, or other work deemed appropriate to the student's research by the supervisor and equivalent in work commitment to an 8000 word essay. The student will present their research to peers and the School of Production research committee.

Assessment: Research proposal, including literature review, of 8,000 words, or equivalent (100%). A mark of 75% or higher must be achieved to continue to the next phase of study. This subject is a hurdle requirement.
Prescribed Texts: None
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 the student should have developed:

Written and oral communication skills commensurate with a higher degree;

An intellectual curiosity and appropriate research skills;

Presentation skills;

High level analytical and problem solving skills;

Appropriate bibliographical skills

Related Course(s): Master of Sound Design

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