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Masters Research Project 1

Postgraduate | CUR-HUMN600 | 2024

Learn how to define your research topic, and by the end of the subject, produce a project plan. Start sourcing the literature as you design your research. Communicate clearly with your supervisor. Get ready to write your Masters project thesis.

Study method
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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Masters Research Project 1

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. articulate a research topic or problem and carry out a coherent plan for a research/ creative practice project
    2. find and understand varieties of scholarly literature, materials and sources relevant to the research
    3. analyse scholarly literature and materials relevant to the research or creative practice and apply findings in the research project plan
    4. develop scholarly or professional communication skills sufficient to express and manage complex ideas and arguments
    5. demonstrate advanced understanding of cultural, creative and/or technical aspects of the research area

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-MIC-MAS-2024 - Master of Digital and Social Media


  • CUR-ISE-MAS-2024 - Master of Information Science (Extended)
  • CUR-HRI-MAS-2024 - Master of Human Rights

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-INFM600-Advanced Discipline Project 1 (no longer available)

  • CUR-CHRE601-Human Rights Project Preparation (no longer available)

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.


Students must have completed at least 100CP in one of the following courses to enrol in this unit:
* Master of Digital and Social Media;
* Master of Human Rights; or
* Master of Information Science (Extended).
Students in the Master of Information Science (Extended) are also required to have completed or be concurrently enrolled in INF520 Research and Evaluation.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.25 EFTSL
This is in the range of 20 to 24 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Digital and Social Media

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Master of Human Rights

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