Advanced Research in the Arts
Undertake a specialised research project while incorporating visual and oral communication techniques. Draw on extensive feedback from your peers and academic staff.\ Back up your project with your choice of research theory or methodology.
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On successful completion of the subject students are expected to be able to:
- choose an appropriate theory or method to carry out research, and apply this theory or approach
- critically evaluate the application of research theories and approaches, including evaluating ethical considerations in research
- concisely write a report, grant application or argumentative essay on applied research
- present on a research project utilising conventions of oral and visual communication
- incorporate critical evaluation of work from others, including peers and educators, into personal evaluation of a research project.
- Application of research skills and methods to real-life situations.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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.
- Participation (15%)
- Presentation (40%)
- Research Paper (45%)