Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of Publishing and Communications|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorMs Bryony Cosgrove
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. This subjectis taught concurrently with MULT50001 Research Principles and Practices. Students should consult the handbook entry for Research Principles and Practices for additional details.
|Assessment:||A 3000 word research proposal (60%) due in week 6 and a 2000 word essay (40%) due in week 9 of the semester. Students must attend at least 80% of classes to be eligible for assessment. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.|
All readings will be online via the subject LMS site including a bibliography of relevant research links, resources and style guides.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This subject is taught concurrently with MULT50001 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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