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Unit details

ALX720 - Minor Research Project

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:V 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 complete ALX709 Writing a thesis: Theory, methodology and practice (2 credit points) prior to enrolling in this unit.

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1538$1538$5230$6166

* 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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