Courses & Units

Research Project Design HGA404

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

Research Project Design supports students in designing a research project and focuses on precision in research design. The workshops consist of regular 2-hour weekly sessions, runs in the first half of the academic year and is formally assessed by the submission of a written research proposal.

Summary

Unit name Research Project Design
Unit code HGA404
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator

Bruce Tranter

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 090301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hours of workshops per week

Assessment

Four short task-based writing activities (500 words each) and a ten minute in-class presentation. These do not contribute to the final mark but all must be completed before the major assignment is accepted. One major assignment that entails a detailed research proposal (2500 words) (100%).

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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