Advanced Discipline Project 1
Draft a plan for your master project in a research area of your choice. Build on your outline while investigating the literature and relevant materials.Undertake this subject before or in conjunction with Advanced Discipline Project 2 (INFM610).
Your upfront cost: $0
- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- choose, refine and carry out a coherent plan for a research/creative practice project
- find and understand varieties of scholarly literature, materials and sources relevant to the research
- analyse scholarly literature and materials relevant to the research or creative practice and apply findings in the research project plan
- develop scholarly or professional communication skills sufficient to express and manage complex ideas and arguments
- demonstrate advanced understanding of cultural, creative and/or technical aspects of the research area.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Students in the OM-NETSCM v3 Master of Digital and Social Media or OM-NETSCM v1&v2 Master of Internet Communications courses must have passed either NETS50012 MIC501 Web Communications OR NETS5013 MIC502 Digital Culture and Everyday Life, and have completed at least 100CP of units in their course to enrol in this unit. Students in the OM-INFMGT1 Master of Information Management course must have passed, or be enrolled concurrently in INFO5030 INFM130 Information Theory and Research and have completed at least 200CP of units in their course to enrol in this unit.
No additional requirements
The first of two supervised independent Master project subjects involving detailed research in/of a subject to be chosen in consultation with the relevant discipline supervisor. This subject focuses on the preparation and design of that research, and will be taken either in the study period prior to Advanced Discipline Project 2, or at the same time, with the two subjects forming a single coherent activity. The specific nature of the project, the methods of research or creative practice, the analytical tools and the outcomes in terms of reports, publications or productions will be determined on an individual basis.
Note: A discipline supervisor has to be nominated to guide you with your research project. Hence once you enrol in the Subject, promptly email a short summary between 250 up to 500 words about the topic you would like to conduct your research to the Subject Coordinator.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Project Plan (Pass/Fail%)
- Midway Draft Advanced Discipline Project (Pass/Fail%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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