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Creative Practice Research PG (9683.3)

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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  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (198921) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (172308) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, RESEARCH, BRUCE (154442) - View

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This unit develops advanced knowledge and skills pertinent to research conducted by creative practitioners such as writers and designers. Students study the research framework, research paradigms, and the logic of ethical, experimental and epistemological research. Students develop skills in practice-led research techniques, formative thinking, and high-level reflective and critical practice.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the research field and the assumptions underpinning the main research paradigms;

2. Formulate and analyse a research question and synthesise a research plan incorporating research methods suited to creative practice;

3. Demonstrate high level critical and analytical skills with regard to both creative practice and research appropriate to creative practice; and

4. Reflect critically and objectively on their own work.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

6 hours per week.


Admission to the Master of Applied Arts and Design or permission of the unit convener.



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

8903 Cultural Research G.

Equivalent Units

7537 Creative Research Theory and Practice PG.

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