Individual Project - 2016

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.25 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 1 , Sess 2
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 1 , Sess 2
  • Assessment: Assignment (100%)

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2016 Fees
Domestic 4,375.00
International 4,625.00

This subject requires students to engage in detailed, focused study of one particular problem or issue in criminology and criminal justice. Students are expected to develop independence in locating sources, synthesising material and engaging in evaluation.

After successfully completing this unit you should be able to:

  1. Undertake and manage significant research projects independently.
  2. Develop and execute an empirical social science research project.
  3. Summarise research results in a substantial empirical social science research report.
  • Assignment (100%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

Students working towards the Master of CCJ must complete all of the above units before enrolling into CCJ747. Students working towards the Master of FMH need only complete either CCJ736 or CCJ737.

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In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Development of Independent Project

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media

Online materials

  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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