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ALX720 - Minor Research Project

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

Virginia Murray

Prerequisite:

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.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Content

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.

Assessment

Minor Research Project of 9000 - 10000 words

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1564$1564$5388$6444

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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