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Master of Arts Thesis / Professional or Creative Project PG (11164.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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Syllabus

In this unit, students plan and execute a significant project in their chosen field of creative or cultural practice. Students will define a research question, professional practice or creative problem based on the application of appropriate theoretical frameworks. Students will commence this work in their research training unit prior to enrolling in this unit. Students will be appointed an appropriate academic supervisor to oversee their thesis/project. Students may work individually or collaboratively. The results of this investigation may be presented as a written work - up to 10,000 words in length, as a creative work in a form agreed with their supervisor, or as a professional project in a form to be agreed with their supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Apply appropriate high-level research skills;

2. Demonstrate advanced knowledge in their chosen field; and

3. Plan, implement, and document a sustained research, creative or professional project under academic supervision.

Contact Hours

Three hours consisting of a series of workshops and mini-conferences to support student project work per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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