STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION RESEARCH

STC5RES

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject provides an understanding of workplace based research practices in the context of strategic communication, including research design, qualitative and quantitative research methods and report writing.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKevin Brianton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: Master of Strategic Communication or Graduate Diploma in Strategic Communication or the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Approval must be obtained from the Program Coordinator. This subject is a core to the Master of Strategic Communication. This subject will be taught in block mode in Sem 2 in the city campus and in block mode in Sem 1 off-shore.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Formulate research strategy and objectives

Activities:
Conduct group based research/inquiry
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Apply research techniques

Activities:
Undertake a research project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Write and present findings

Activities:
Write a report and prepare a group presentation on findings
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKevin Brianton

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 31
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period on saturday during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"Fridays from 2:30pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm."

Seminar Week: 31 - 31
One 6.5 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"Fridays from 2:30pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm."

Seminar Week: 35 - 35
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period on saturday during the day from week 35 to week 35 and delivered via blended.
"Fridays from 2:30pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm."

Seminar Week: 35 - 35
One 6.5 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 35 and delivered via blended.
"Fridays from 2:30pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm."

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 7.0 hours seminar per study period on saturday during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Fridays from 2:30pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm."

Seminar Week: 41 - 41
One 6.5 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 41 and delivered via blended.
"Fridays from 2:30pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Develop and implement a research project (5400 words equivalent)60 01, 02
Present the findings of the research (3600 words equivalent)40 03