Choose an element of your sustainability studies to develop into an in-depth research project. Hold up contrasting theoretical perspectives and compare them. Select suitable methods for your research. Work along or in groups, with supervisor support.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- evaluate theoretical frameworks
- apply theoretical knowledge to a chosen research context
- synthesise and communicate the finding of the research
- Framing a research project that is appropriate in scope and scale, including explicit research question(s)
- Developing detailed understanding of a topic
- Backgrounding a project with conceptual development and literature analysis
- Conducting secondary research (derived/desktop/text-based)
- Writing up research findings in a report or long essay style
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Completion of at least one core subject.
No special requirements
Students undertake a supervised independent project either individually or in collaboration with other students in an area approved by the supervisor. Projects can be applied, reflective, critical or a combination of these attributes. Students are strongly urged to develop a project that is significant to their ongoing studies or prospective employment.
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- Final project (90%)
- Literature review (10%)