Subject details

  • Topics
    • Application of research skills and methods to real-life situations.
    • Project.
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Audio-Video streaming

On successful completion of the subject students are expected to be able to:

  1. choose an appropriate theory or method to carry out research, and apply this theory or approach
  2. critically evaluate the application of research theories and approaches, including evaluating ethical considerations in research
  3. concisely write a report, grant application or argumentative essay on applied research
  4. present on a research project utilising conventions of oral and visual communication
  5. incorporate critical evaluation of work from others, including peers and educators, into personal evaluation of a research project.
  • Assignment 1 - Participation (15%)
  • Assignment 2 - Presentation (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Research Paper (45%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject will give Bachelor of Arts students the opportunity to apply the research skills and methods they have learned in their studies to real-life situations, problems and phenomena. Assessment for the subject will focus on a large project, with lectures and tutorials designed to assist students in designing and implementing a research approach from the many intellectual resources of the Arts, including Practice-Led research, phenomenology, ethnography and quantitative analysis.

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