This is a theory and research methods unit. It is a compulsory course work unit for Honours students and is offered to postgraduate research students (MA and PhD) as an elective unit. This unit represents 25% of discipline-specific content toward the award of an Honours degree.
This unit is a compulsory theory, research and methods unit for Honours students designed to prepare them for writing the research thesis component of their degree. It covers the foundational approaches to politics, policy and international relations, qualitative, quantitative and comparative methods, and the major debates on conducting research in these areas. The emphasis will be on flexible content to meet the particular research interests of each student in preparation for their Honours thesis.
|Unit name||Researching Politics and International Relations|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Dr Terry Narramore
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $3,806.00||090101|
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Weekly 2-hour seminar in semester 1, throughout semester
Written work of 6,000 words in essay form (80%), comprising: 3,000-word Statement of Intent on the Research Thesis Topic (30%); 3,000-word Literature Review on Research Thesis Topic (30%); Seminar participation (10%); Verbal presentation of Statement of Intent (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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