EDX705 - Minor Thesis A


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD* 

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)**


Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250

Two units from EXR781, EXR791, AIX708, EDX701, EDX702, EDX712



Incompatible with:

EDX703, EDX704, EXR783, EXR798, EXR796, EXR797

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 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 cloud site

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

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


On successful completion of EDX706 Minor Thesis Part B students will be awarded 4 credit points.

Minor Thesis Part A and Part B are usually undertaken in sequential trimesters. Concurrent enrolment in Minor Thesis A and B may be considered after consultation with the Research Pathways Coordinator.


In this unit,  you commence the research project for your Minor Thesis (which will be completed in EDX706 Minor Thesis B). EDX705 and EDX706 are supervised units where you work closely with an allocated research supervisor via regular meetings and document exchange.

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