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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Former School/College

Former School of Education

Unit aim

This unit facilitates the completion of a research project as a continuation of studies in critical literature review and research methodology. Students are mentored in skills and understanding including results presentation and analysis; discussion of results; and conclusions.

Unit content

To be completed by student and supervisor to reflect the negotiated topic

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify and explain the research literature associated with the topic under investigation
2 formulate a research proposal related to the topic under investigation including structuring of research questions
3 recognise the methodological approach necessary to investigate the topic, including data collection and analysis procedures
4 critically evaluate issues relating to topic and produce a report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and explain the research literature associated with the topic under investigation
    • GA4:
  2. formulate a research proposal related to the topic under investigation including structuring of research questions
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. recognise the methodological approach necessary to investigate the topic, including data collection and analysis procedures
    • GA4:
  4. critically evaluate issues relating to topic and produce a report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement.
    • GA1: