units

APG5851

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Peter Lentini

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)

Workload requirements

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.