Independent Project (Research) A

Subject DNCE60044 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2015.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours ( 2 hours per week for 12 weeks)
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours



Recommended Background Knowledge:

Non Allowed Subjects:

Core Participation Requirements:


Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

This subject will provide students with the opportunity to devise an original research project in dance science, including a literature review and appropriate methodology. The goal is to complete this project in Independent Project (Research) B as a final paper for the diploma. The independent project can also be accomplished by completing a certification in a recognised system of body conditioning or somatic practice (see alternate outline Independent Project (Certification) A.)

Learning Outcomes:


One short written assignment due early in the semester (20%) and written assignment of 3500 words at the end of semester (60%);
Oral presentation of research project at the end of semester (20%).

Hurdle requirement 80% attendance.

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information:

Not offered in 2009

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