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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Stephen Legg


Previously coded ENV405C(A)


The candidate undertakes individual research within a specified academic discipline, with supervision provided by a specialist in the research field. Research design and outcomes are presented in a thesis written to the conventions of the research discipline (and within Faculty Guidelines), and in a research seminar.


By completing this subject the candidate will:

  1. Gain experience in conducting independent research.
  2. Demonstrate a capacity to formulate a research question, design a research project, and collect, analyse and interpret data appropriate to addressing the research question.
  3. Demonstrate a capacity to present research outcomes in a thesis appropriate to the relevant scientific discipline, and in a research seminar.

Chief examiner(s)

Stephen Legg

Contact hours

3 hour workshop/supervision per week