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ALX709 - Writing a Thesis: Theory, Methodology and Practice

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:A Mc Culloch
Prerequisite:

Students must have completed a minimum of four credit points of course work with a distinction average before applying for the research pathway, and students must contact the unit chair prior to enrolling in this unit.

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in A748 course

Incompatible with:

AAR410, AAR412, AAR710, AAR712

Contact hours:

2 hours (equiv) Cloud (online), 2 hours fortnightly campus mode

Content

This unit will cover selected theoretical models relevant for scholarly and creative theses. It will include studies in image and text, psychological, political and gender theories with an interest in the history of ideas that have contributed to change and development in these areas from modernism to post-modernism and beyond. Attention will be given to methodologies in research practice with application to individual theses under-going development.

Assessment

Essay 3000 words 40% - Aspects of theoretical and interpretative research

Essay 3000 words 40% - Strategies and Methodologies

Annotated bibliography 2000 words 20%

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