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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ben Reid


Previously coded GYM5490


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 Paper (15,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

To be advised

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


APG5763, APG5777, APG5778, APG5776, APG5806