RESEARCH INTERNSHIP B

PLA5MTB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students are required to continue their research program undertaken in PLA5MTA and to complete the project report. The report should demonstrate the student's ability to conduct a systematic piece of research and use a discrete body of literature and an appropriate research methodology. It should reveal a critical and reflective approach to the problem they have chosen set within a relevant field. The report may be conceptual, empirical or exploratory in its approach. The content and methodology of the report must be negotiated with and approved by a supervisor with an awareness of whether the student is working for an organisation or independently.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is available only to students undertaking a Masters by coursework with thesis. Students enrolled in AMCPD or AMSPMD or RMACD

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct an independent research project on chosen topic relevant to planning/community development and prepare a 15,000 word minor thesis

Activities:
Independent research piece
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research

02. Present on preliminary findings and final thesis

Activities:
Independent research piece
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will be assigned a supervisor at the beginning of semester. Students must contact their supervisor to arrange a time for fortnightly consultations in order to develop their research proposals"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"his subject is jointly taught with PLA5MTA & HUS5THE. Students from both courses will come together during seminars in weeks 1, 4, 7, 11 of semester and will be held on Thursday afternoons, 12-3pm"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Final presentation 01, 02
15,000 word thesis100 01, 02

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
Six 1.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will be assigned a supervisor at the beginning of semester. Students must contact their supervisor to arrange a time for fortnightly consultations in order to develop their research proposals"

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Final presentation 01, 02
15,000 word thesis100 01, 02