Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Southbank.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours per fortnight (All year) |
Total Time Commitment: 2 hours per fortnight, all year, plus private study and research
|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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ContactStudent and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
|Subject Overview:||Candidates will research and present a thesis of 15 - 20,000 words. Candidates will be expected to be highly self motivated and to work under a nominated supervisor. |
Candidates will undertake study in the processes and techniques associated with selecting and refining a research problem, data identification, collection and analysis of the current state of research in the field of study and the appropriate means of disseminating research findings. Candidates will present a seminar documenting their progress in their research project and their research findings.
On completion of this subject students should have:
• Advanced their capacity for independent investigation and research in the field of producing
• Demonstrate capacity to produce a significant creative project
• Advanced their ability to contribute to the broad culture of society
|Assessment:||Oral presentation of a seminar paper and written submission of 2000 words (10%); Research paper (15,000 20,000 words) (90%)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
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