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WS4011 - Honours Reading and Research Design Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: WS4010 WS4011
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject is also available to BSW students or by permission by the Honours Course Coordinator. Except with the approval from the Honours Course Coordinator/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

This subject is available to postgraduation 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.

Subject Assessment

  • 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.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Ann Carrington
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 39 hours - Supervision and other negotiated tasks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Ann Carrington
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 39 hours - Supervision and other negotiated tasks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.