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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Marika Vicziany


MAI 4001 is designed to train postgraduates in the advanced research techniques needed for work at the most senior academic, business and government levels. The student is required to work closely with an Asian expert in order to developed advanced skills in developing testable hypotheses for research, rigorous investigative techniques involving documentary analysis, statistical and mapping techniques and an in-depth knowledge of the Asian region or problem chosen for study.


Advanced research training and report writing, including presentation of research findings to the MAI postgraduate seminar, advanced training in the analysis of documents, special high level meetings with government and business leaders, preparation of questionnaires and interview schedules, preparation of manuscripts for publication.


One Research Project (10,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Antonia Vicziany

Contact hours

3 hours per week on campus and 3 hours per week off campus mainly via email. Contact is face to face meetings.


MAI 4000