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ALX716 - Research Project B

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

Alexia Maddox


All students to contact unit chair to enrol

A747 course students also require ALR732

Other course students also require ALX715



Incompatible with:

ACM728, ALJ711, ALL734, ALL745, ALR713, ALR717, ALW711, ALW716


Students wishing to undertake these units need to have a distinction average across at least two units in the area of study they wish to research. Enrolment in these units cannot take place until students have submitted an approved proposal to the Unit Chair, who will allocate a supervisor.

Master of Communication (A747) students planning to take this unit in Media and Communication, Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations or Professional Writing must complete ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society (Stream B) prior to enrolling in this unit and achieve a distinction grade or higher in that unit.

Students wishing to submit film production proposals as research projects must have successfully completed ACC707 and ACM713 or equivalent undergraduate units.


This unit, paired with ALX715 Research Project A, enables students to undertake a four credit point research project over two trimesters.

Students will determine the content of their Research Projects through negotiation and consultation with their supervisors. Projects may involve creative projects combined with an exegesis, or may constitute a 9000 - 10000 word report which is based on primary and secondary sources. They may also draw on fieldwork or other data and will involve theoretical, interpretative and analytical work.


Students enrolled in ALX716 will complete 9000 - 10000 words towards a Research Project of 18000 - 20000 words commenced in ALX715

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