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COM5210(B)

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Gil-Soo Han

Synopsis

As for COM5210(A)

Objectives

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

  1. Knowledge, skills and attributes necessary for understanding and engaging in advanced research;

  1. Increased understanding of the practice and methods of communication research;

  1. Increased understanding of the planning, design, writing and editing research; and the capacity to advance knowledge in the chosen area of research;

  1. Increased knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for independent research, enhanced capacity to formulate and research communication issues, to analyse and evaluate arguments, and to understand critical approaches to communications issues;

  1. Enhanced intellectual independence, and greater self-reliance and critical distance in intellectual and professional activity.

Assessment

Assignment 1 (20,000 words): 100%

Contact hours

On campus: regular meetings with supervisors. Off campus: regular contact with supervisors.

Prerequisites

48 points with a distinction average at fourth year level in the Master of Communications & Media Studies OR the Master of Communications.

For students studying this unit at Malaysia only:
COM4010(H) "Research Issues and Methodologies"