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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Francesca Collins


Previously coded BHS4000(A)


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.


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.
  2. 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.


Hurdle requirement of satisfactory progress toward completion of Honours thess. Final mark for thesis recorded uner ATS4696

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Francesca Collins

Contact hours

1-2 hours per week.


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