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BHS4000

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Francesca Collins

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will develop, conduct and report on a research project on an approved topic of their own devising. Throughout the year, students will also undertake research-related activities including participation at research colloquia.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. a proficiency in the planning, conduct and report of research in the behavioural and social science fields.

  1. a confidence and professional skills in the conference-style presentation of their research findings.

3 a practical understanding of the ethical issues associated with research involving humans.

Assessment

Research thesis (15,000 - 18,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Francesca Collins

Contact hours

1-2 hours per week.

Prerequisites

Students must have satisfied the requirements of a three year bachelor degree.