Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2012
Coordinator(s)Professor Lynette Russell


Previously coded AAS5000


Students enrolled in this unit will have the opportunity to conduct independent research into a topic of their choice related to Australian Indigenous Studies under staff supervision, through preparing a 9000 word project.


Upon successfully completing this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills to initiate and conduct independent research.
  2. Demonstrate an appreciation of and commitment to ethical research.
  3. Demonstrate advanced critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate advanced written skills through the presentation of a 9000 word project.


Written work: Research project 100% (9000 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Lynette Russell

Contact hours

Fortnightly supervisory consultations


Students must have completed 48 points of the Master of Australian Studies (or other relevant Master degree)