AIX493 - Honours Research Design


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online), CBD*
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125



Must be enrolled in A400 or A401

Incompatible with:

AIX492, ASP491

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

3 full day seminars in week 1 (Cloud attendance possible; recordings available online)

1 full day seminar mid-trimester

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2-hour Blackboard Collaborate seminar per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit provides Honours students in the humanities and social sciences with training in how to design and implement a research project. Students are introduced to debates about epistemologies and the ethics of knowledge production and research, and are then equipped with the skills necessary to formulate a research proposal within an identified field, including formulating a methodology appropriate to their discipline and project. Assessments are designed to help students refine their thesis project.

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