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Postgraduate | USA-CPM8501 | 2023

Research Theory and Practice

Ponder how to pursue, form and utilise knowledge, then use your learnings to fuel your research practice.Unpack theories of knowledge and concepts of being. Strengthen your research methodology. Branch out into data analysis and interpretation. 

Study method
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Assessments
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 17 July 2023

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About this subject

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

    1. Demonstrate mastery of theoretical research knowledge and skills in critical reflection on theory and professional research practice
    2. Demonstrate skills in investigating, analysing, and synthesising complex research concepts and information
    3. Critique a substantial body of relevant literature
    4. Devise a rigorous research or investigate methodology and attendant research methods
    5. As a professional, design an international quality research-based proposal.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

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

  • USA-MPM417-Project Leadership & Teams (no longer available)

  • USA-MPM414-Project Control Methods (no longer available)

  • USA-MPM411 (Not currently available)

  • USA-MPM413-Project Risk Management (no longer available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 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.

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