Research Paper

Subject 740-885 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 37.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Individual supervision.
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Candidates will receive regular individual supervision as agreed with the supervisor (year long)
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 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 will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


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Subject Overview:

Candidates will pursue an independent, research-based study. The proposed topic must have the prior approval of the Dean. Candidates are to submit a written report of 8,000-10,000 words for assessment.

740-885 is undertaken part-time over 4 semesters. Students wishing to complete their Research Project on a full-time basis over 2 semesters should enrol in 740-880 Research Paper (FullTime) instead of 740-885.


The research paper submitted by the candidate will be examined and graded by two examiners pursuant to Statute 12.1.

Candidates are required to present their research findings as a 20-minute paper to the Postgraduate Seminar during the second semester of enrolment.

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 Music Studies by Coursework(Musicology/Ethnomusicology)

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