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WS4010 - Honours Reading and Research Design Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: WS4010 WS4011
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject is also available to BCW/BSW graduates or by permission by the Head of School. Except with the approval from the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

This subject is available to postgraduation BCW/BSW students or by permission of the Head of School. The subject provides a broad overview of research methods and guidance in the design of a sound honours level research study. It will be undertaken by the student with the supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a detailed understanding of the research process;
  • organise and present a written literature review;
  • design a research project with an appropriate and relevant methodology and provide design parameters for the proposed research;
  • develop and present a written research proposal.

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours of study required per week.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours of study required per week.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.