units

APG5848

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ben MacQueen

Notes

Previously coded PLM5000

Synopsis

Students will conduct independent research into an International Relations topic of their choice under staff supervision. (Subject to the availability of appropriate supervision.)

Outcomes

Upon successfully completing this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Formulate a research project;
  2. Conduct research independently;
  3. Demonstrate a command of the relevant literature;
  4. Critically analyse the relevant academic literature;
  5. Develop an academically sound argument;
  6. Demonstrate sophisticated written skills.

Assessment

Written work consisting of an 18,000 word research dissertation: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

0.5 hour supervisory meeting per fortnight

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Applied linguistics
Bioethics
Communication and media studies
Cultural economy
Environmental management and sustainability
International development
Journalism
Tourism
International relations

Prerequisites

Students must have at least 75% in the two core units of the Master of International Relations program.