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ALX720 - Minor Research Project

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

Cassandra Atherton


All students to contact unit chair to enrol


Master of Communication (A747) students planning to take this unit in Media and Communication, Advertising, Journalism and Public Relations must complete ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society prior to enrolling in this unit.


Students wishing to submit film production proposals (e.g. from A718) as research projects must have successfully completed ACC707 and ACM713 or equivalent undergraduate units.


Students from the A748 Master of Arts (Writing & Literature) must contact the unit chair for permission to enrol.


Students need to submit a research proposal to the relevant Course Director or Discipline Head (for A747/A748 and A718 students), who will nominate a suitable supervisor for the minor research project, before being granted permission to enrol in the unit by the unit chair.



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This unit enables students to undertake a two credit point research project on a topic of their choice negotiated with their supervisor.

Students will determine the content of their Minor 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.


Minor Research Project of 9000 - 10000 words

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