EDX703 - Research Paper A


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Note: Prerequisites cannot be waived
Students should arrange a research supervisor prior to commencing EDX703.
EDX703 Research Paper Part A and EDX704 Part B must be undertaken in sequential trimesters. Study over two trimesters allows adequate time and supervision of a research project. For further information please contact the School of Education Research Pathways Coordinator

E798 students: Nil
All other students who have not yet completed EDX712, must enrol concurrently in EDX712 and EDX703
Incompatible with:

EDX705, EDX706, EXR783, EXR796, EXR798, EXR799

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

Interactions with your supervisor may involve meeting in person (face-to-face), telephone meetings, video meetings, the online exchange of documents, or other suitable channels. The mode of contact and frequency of meetings should be negotiated with your supervisor in the first week of Trimester. General unit resources are provided on the online unit site

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities

In-person attendance requirements

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


On successful completion of EDX704 Research Paper Part B students will be awarded 2 credit points.

*Trimester 3 subject to the availability of appropriate supervisors and in consultation with the Unit Chair


In this unit, you commence the research project for your Research Paper (which will be completed in EDX704). This is a supervised unit where you work closely with an allocated research supervisor via regular meetings and document exchange.

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