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AIX493 - Honours Research Design

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Vandenberg




Must be enrolled in A400 course.

Incompatible with:

AIX492, ASP491

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit shows students how to specify the topic of their thesis research in the social sciences and humanities, how to delimit the literature of other research relevant to the topic, how to summarise the literature of other research, and how to develop an argument about where the gaps are that need to be filled with further research.


Class/Online Exercises, 30%

Literature Review, 30%, 1500 words

Research Proposal, 40%, 2000 words

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