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SYM5085 - Research Practicum

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Naomi White


Not offered in 2007


The unit is designed to provide rsearch experience in a group through an activity-based, problem-solving learning program. Students will undertake a qualitative research project as members of a research team of fellow students working under the guidance and supervision of the co-ordinator.


On completion of the unit students will have:

  1. advanced research design critique and development skills;
  2. advanced research literature search and synthesis skills;
  3. advanced qualitative data collection and analysis skills;
  4. advanced report writing skills;
  5. enhanced leadeership and group work skills.


Individual project report (5500 words): 60%
Individual contribution to group work (3500 words): 40%

Contact hours

One x 2 hr seminar/workshop per week.


SYM4005 or permission of co-ordinator.