EDX701 - Research Design Development and Method


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:



Students who commenced course E760, E761, E762, E763, prior to 2020, need to have completed:

  • 8 credit points, including;
  • two (2) units EEE751 &  EEE752, plus;
  • two (2) units from EPR701, EPR702, EPR711, EPR712, EPR721, EPR722, EPR731, EPR732, EPR781, EPR782 and; 
  • have a WAM of 70

Students commencing course E761 or E763 from 2020,
must have completed 4 credit points including 1 unit from EPR731, EPR761 or EPR781

For all other courses, nil



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials and responses in discussion forums

In-person attendance requirements

Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchronous sessions during the placement.


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


Research Design, Development and Method is a research training unit that introduces students to the research process including designing research in education, the development of specific research questions, selection of appropriate research methods to address these questions, examples of quantitative and qualitative approaches and the gathering, analysis and interpretation of data, ethical issues and research integrity.

Hurdle requirement

Satisfactory completion of the Human Research Ethics online training and quiz is required in order to pass this unit

Unit Fee Information

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