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APG5851

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitPolitics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Virginie Andre (Caulfield & Clayton)

Notes

Previously coded PLM5010

Synopsis

Students enrolled in this unit will have the opportunity to conduct independent research into a terrorism-related topic of their choice under staff supervision through preparing a 9,000 word project.

Outcomes

Upon completing this subject students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills to conduct original research independently.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills.
  3. Demonstrate a critical awareness of conceptual and empirical issues pertaining to terrorism studies.
  4. Demonstrate their written communication skills across a 9,000 word project.

Assessment

Written work comprised of a 9,000 word research project: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Virginie Andre (Caulfield & Clayton)

Contact hours

Fortnightly supervisory meetings

Prerequisites

Students must have completed 48 points of the Master of Counter - Terrorism Studies in their coursework units and have achieved a distinction average or above in them to be admitted into this unit.