Monash University Handbooks 2008

GYM5490 - Major Research Project

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Wendy Stubbs


Clayton First semester 2008 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2008 (Day)


A major research paper enables students to consolidate the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills acquired in a research context. It requires independent learning and research by the student related to the core units offered in the first two semesters of the course. It offers opportunity for students to pursue a major academically-oriented piece of research


On successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. gained skills in research project formulation and methodology
  2. consolidated the knowledge and skills gained in the coursework components of the course
  3. acquired the capacity to complete and report on a research project in a professional manner.


Research proposal 2,000 words 20%
Research paper 15,000 words 80%

Contact hours

Students participate in research design and methodology workshops. Hours and dates to be arranged.


Distinction average in core and elective units or permission of course coordinator


ENV533E, GYM5470, GYM5480, GYM5460, IDA5310

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