PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, ETHICS AND RESEARCH PROJECT
Credit points: 30
This subject provides students with an opportunity to undertake a significant piece of individual planning practice related research and strategy development work with guidance from academic staff. The subject is typically offered in the final semester of the four-year planning degree and requires students to reflect on practice and ethics issues in planning through the development and completion of a project that will include research in the areas of planning, community development and policy assessment. Projects may include original research, strategy development and policy review, as approved by the subject co-ordinator. The subject will involve participation in seminars as well as independent research activities.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesThe introductory lectures will focus on development of a research proposal, information gathering, report preparation and presentationExamination of ethical standards and professional codes of conduct relevant to a range of professions with a focus on planning. Examination of case studies involving the application of ethical appoaches.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde
Block ModeWeek: 30 - 42
Four 3.00 h block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 30 - 42
Six 1.00 h supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Students will be assigned a supervisor at the beginning of semester and must make arrangements to discuss their research with their supervisor on a fortnightly basis.
Attendance and contribution at sessions, supervisor meetings and progress presentations Attendance is compulsory for supervisor meetings and progress presentations.
Individual research project 6500 words Uploaded on LMS
Project Proposal 1500 words A satisfactory proposal must be submitted on LMS to supervisor prior to commencing research