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Lismore Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

Hons Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Represents the second stage of the research project commenced in the unit Planning Thesis I. This stage
involves conducting the investigation into the formulated project, and documenting the results and conclusions in a thesis. It introduces students to the nature of research and assesses their ability to undertake research and present the results in both written and oral formats.
 

Unit content

Topic 1: Thesis Writing
Topic 2: Verbally Presenting a Research Thesis

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.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 use information and methodologies developed in Planning Thesis I in the development of a project.
2 conduct a research project in a manner that produces acceptable research outcomes, with appropriate project design, integration and management concepts.
3 implement a developed research plan, modifying the plan as required with interim research results, and consistent with the time and resources available.
4 assemble, critically analyse and evaluate research results.
5 communicate research project outcomes in a written report as well as verbally to audiences at different levels and backgrounds.

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

  1. use information and methodologies developed in Planning Thesis I in the development of a project.
    • GA4:
  2. conduct a research project in a manner that produces acceptable research outcomes, with appropriate project design, integration and management concepts.
    • GA4:
  3. implement a developed research plan, modifying the plan as required with interim research results, and consistent with the time and resources available.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. assemble, critically analyse and evaluate research results.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. communicate research project outcomes in a written report as well as verbally to audiences at different levels and backgrounds.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.