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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Research in Action introduces you to the fundamentals of designing a research project and connects you with established researchers as part of a 35-hour internship across the semester. You will learn about the processes that surround research activity as well as witnessing first-hand what real-life research looks like by working side-by-side with top researchers or professionals at La Trobe University. This is an opportunity for you to develop your research and leadership skills. As part of your transformation into a more experienced researcher, you will be introduced to a variety of challenges, including how to disseminate your research and how to make yourself more employable by building online profiles.

SchoolLa Trobe Learning & Teaching

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must be enrolled in the Hallmark Program.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in developing ideas, and in identifying and solving complex problems.
02. Work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team, in a multi-disciplinary work environment.
03. Engage in ongoing reflection on issues facing research conducted in different environments.
04. Present research outcomes verbally and in writing to a diverse audience using appropriate academic language in the context of relevant scholarly literature.
05. Develop and write a literature review to prepare for internship activity.

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