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AIX703 - Dissertation B

Unit details

Year2016 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:

Elizabeth Braithwaite


Students planning to take this unit in International Relations, International and Community Development, Politics and Policy, Cultural Heritage or Humanitarian Assistance must seek permission from the Unit Chair. Students must normally have a distinction average or higher in their previous coursework, and enrolment is subject to the availability of a supervisor. The unit is normally to be undertaken in the last year of a student's study.



Incompatible with:

AID754, AID755, AIM732, AIP752, AIR718, AIR752, AIR780, AIR782, AIR783, ASP780

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Contact with research supervisor as required.


In order to enrol, students must first secure the permission of the Unit Chair by preparing a satisfactory project proposal that outlines aims, approach, structure and primary and secondary sources. Enrolment is also subject to the availability of a supervisor.

Completion of both AIX702 and AIX703 must be undertaken over two trimesters.


Topics that can be addressed in this unit are restricted to areas in which staff in the relevant disciplines have expertise. This unit may be taken in the disciplines of International Relations, International and Community Development, or Politics and Policy.


There are no formal assessment requirements in, or an exit point providing formal credit, from, AIX702. Assessment for the overall Dissertation, comprising units AIX702 and AIX703, is a research dissertation of 20,000 words (100%) applicable at completion of AIX703.

Course Members at the CDSS should contact the Course Director for confirmation of specific requirements.

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