RESEARCH AND WRITING IN DEVELOPMENT

DST5RWD

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides qualified students the opportunity to conduct applied research on an approved topic within the broad field of International Development. Students are expected to undertake independent research, with the assistance of a supervisor, which will lead to the production of a 4-5000 word research report presented in a professional writing format relevant to their objectives, such as a Briefing Paper or Project Proposal. The activity may be taken in conjunction with a volunteer or paid position within a development agency. This subject will be taught by Tom Bamforth of Australian Red Cross.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChris Roche

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Enrolment in the Master of International Development (AMID/AMIDH) or coordinators approval

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Reporting Skills and Professional Writing HandbookPrescribedKendrick, N 2008ELD: LONDON.

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