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Dissertation Part A EDP724

Introduction

ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or theoretical enquiry and write a 12,000 to 15,000 word dissertation. High level academic skills are required. The topic may be closely related to the student`s professional practice. If the planned research calls for methods that require Ethics Approval (for example, interviews, focus groups, involvement with children, etc), candidates are strongly encouraged to enrol in ESG704 followed by ESG705 instead.

Summary

Unit name Dissertation Part A
Unit code EDP724
Credit points 25
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Megan Short
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate specialist knowledge on a selected topic through the completion of a major independent research task.
  • analyse a range of appropriate literature to identify an issue and articulate a valid research question.
  • develop and implement a methodology appropriate to the research question.
  • communicate findings and implications.
  • present a research dissertation in an appropriate format for external examination, including use of academic language, correct citation and referencing conventions.
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Teaching

AssessmentThesis (100%)
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