RESEARCH INTERNSHIP B

PLA5MTB

2015

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-ordinatorJulie Rudner

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. Compose and create an independent research thesis on chosen topic relevant to planning/community development

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

02. Construct and evaluate hypothesis through preparation of 15,000 word minor thesis

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

03. Present on preliminary findings and final thesis

Activities:
2 x presentations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"There will be group discussion sessions scheduled during the semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Final 30 minute presentation20 01, 02, 03
Remaining 10,000 words toward 15,000 word minor thesis80 01, 02

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"There will be group discussion sessions scheduled during the semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Final 30 minute presentation20 01, 02, 03
Remaining 10,000 words toward 15,000 word minor thesis80 01, 02