MEDIA STUDIES THESIS PART TIME

MST5THP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject is the thesis component for a part time Master of Global Communications Honours course.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Benson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AMGCH-Master of Global Communications Honours

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MST5THE

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Advanced Library Research Skills

Activities:
Participate in workshops by library for advanced research skills, use of online data bases and internet research skills, etc

02. Advanced Research methodologies for written thesis and creative practice

Activities:
Reading, summary and analysis of reading, writing proposals and demonstrating the ability to formulate and apply appropriate research methods.

03. Advanced ability to reflect on and discuss theoretical practice of self and peers

Activities:
Participation in workshops and seminar presentation, present summaries

04. Advanced ability to translate ideas from class discussion and individual research into written form

Activities:
Redrafting proposals from topic and significant research question.

05. Advanced understanding of research methodologies for written and creative practice as research

Activities:
Reading and analysis and presentation of summary of that work in class and online

06. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through critical and reflective thinking

Activities:
Reading and analysis and presentation of summary of reading and analysis in class and online

07. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues and life-long learning issues and apply local and international perspectives to theoretical research at an advanced level

Activities:
Reading, in class and on line posts and discussions

08. Work independently and collaboratively on the development of a feasible research project at an advanced level

Activities:
Working independently (on line) and in teams to workshop 4th year research projects in ways that are attentive to ethical concerns and cultural awareness and the need to continue to work in teams in life long learning activities

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Benson

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
9,000-word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Benson

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
9,000-word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 07, 08