Research Project

Subject 483-747 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - 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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Individual supervision sessions, as negotiated. It is expected that student time commitment for the subject will be at least 120 hours
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:


Assoc Prof Raymond Misson
Subject Overview: An individually-negotiated research project based on the student's professional work, the subject will provide experience in defining a research problem, undertaking a literature review, designing an appropriate methodology, conducting the investigation, analysing the data, and reporting the results.
Objectives: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • understand the process of undertaking a research project;
  • develop applied research skills;
  • conduct a constructively critical literature review;
  • be able to investigate systematically a matter of concern in their workplace; and
  • be able to write a clear and coherent report on their research.
Assessment: A research report of approximately 7,000 words (100 per cent).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of English as an International Language

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