Honours Project

Subject 460-427 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Methodology classes, supervision sessions and seminars, as arranged. Students undertaking the Honours Project will attend a series of classes on educational research methodology additional to those required for students enrolled in 460-424 Research Project
Total Time Commitment: Not available

If taken in the BEd (Primary) course, at least 325 points in the course including 476-424 Educ.4B Issues & Contexts in Education.

If taken in the Bachelor of Teaching course, 150 points in the course.

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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Assoc Prof Christine Ure
Subject Overview:

With the background of an introduction to approaches to research in education, students will undertake a research project, developing a proposal, undertaking a literature review, applying an appropriate research methodology in conducting the investigation, and writing up the results.

Objectives: Information not available

A research project of up to 7000 words, or equivalent (100%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available


Students cannot be credited with both this subject and 460-424 Research Project, and will apply in July of the year in which the subject is to be taken to enter this honours subject. Students who are not on track to take out an honours degree will not be permitted to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Teaching
Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

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