Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Communication Research ProjectWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101930.3

Discipline: WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Raymond Archee


Equivalent Units
101056 - Visual Thinking, 101719 - Media Analysis

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 80 credit points.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Ming Diao  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This final year unit provides a capstone experience as a bridge into professional work or as a precursor to further research studies. The 'open box' approach invites students to develop a concept for a research report or professional project, undertaking preparatory stages of collective and individual research in an area of interest that has emerged as a result of previous studies. Students will generate project options that draw on historical and contemporary research issues and approaches to guide the development of their own research questions and methods specific to their object of research. A range of methodological approaches will be explored, including practice-based methods, industry observation/shadowing, qualitative interviews, and quantitative digital methods. Students will develop their own reading lists, identify appropriate research methods and conduct some pilot testing and evaluation of findings for their project. Students will also learn how to read and consume academic and scholarly research in order to critique problematic issues in published research reports.


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