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ALX720 - Minor Research Project

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:V Murray
Prerequisite:

Master of Communication (A747) students planning to take this unit in Media and Communication, Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations or Professional Writing must complete ALR732 Research Methods for Contemporary Society (Stream B) prior to enrolling in this unit and achieve a distinction grade or higher in that unit.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

Students wishing to undertake these units need to have a distinction average across at least two units in the area of study they wish to research. Enrolment in these units cannot take place until students have submitted an approved proposal to the Unit Chair, who will allocate a supervisor.

 

Students wishing to submit film production proposals as research projects must have successfully completed ACC707 and ACM713 or equivalent undergraduate units.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

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