Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the second year of the Master of Publishing and Communications.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||This subject is intensively taught across the first four weeks of each semester.|
This subject is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to complete an intellectually sophisticated original research project. Students will be offered a detailed introduction to the range of disciplinary and theoretical approaches that can be adapted to research, writing and analysis in the field of publishing studies, including relevant theoretical formations in media, cultural and literary studies. Through an intensive schedule of seminar attendance, workshop participation and independent research, students will develop customised research proposals, including literature surveys and annotated bibliographies as well as detailed outlines of their research projects.
|Assessment:||A research proposal and supporting bibliographical material 2500 words 50% (due mid-semester) and an essay reviewing a major theoretical or methodological issue in publishing studies 2500 words 50% (due end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject is taught concurrently with 106-401 Research Principles and Practices and students should consult the handbook entry for Research Principles and Practices for additional details.
Master of Publishing and Communications |
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