Faculty of Arts
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The unit is only available online with permission of the program director.
The unit is undertaken in the final semester of the Master of Communications and Media Studies and allows students to develop an extended independent research project. The topic is chosen by the student and developed with the advice and support of a supervisor. The project is written up in a minor dissertation, allowing the student to demonstrate advanced skills in research, writing and project management. Students are encouraged to consider the project not only as a formal requirement for the degree, but also as contributing to a portfolio of professional development.
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate:
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload equals 288 hours per semester
See also Unit timetable information