Capstone Research Project

Subject EDUC90073 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Individual supervision sessions, as negotiated. It is expected that student time commitment for the subject will be at least 240 hours
Total Time Commitment:

Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

An individually negotiated research project that comprises the Capstone experience for this course. Drawing on theory, knowledge and skills developed throughout the Master of English in a Global Context, students will undertake a substantial critical review of a particular body of literature. The Capstone project will culminate with the synthesis of findings of their work in a written report. A hurdle requirement for this subject is that students will also provide an oral presentation of their findings, which should incorporate a reflection on the key learnings and understandings they have gained from their studies in the Master of English in a Global Context.


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 academic or professional concern and
  • be able to write a clear and coherent report on their research.

Research report, 10,000 words due end of semester 100%

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
Master of English in a Global Context

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