HUMS507 Minor Research Project

Updated: 18 April 2019
Credit Points 6
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites any 12cp at 500-level and permission of head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None

Students should apply for permission to enrol in this unit at least three weeks prior to the commencement of the Trimester. Applications should be sent to the School of Humanities using the appropriate form available from the following link: HUMS Unit Form - AskUNE

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) To be advised
Unit Description

This unit is designed to allow students to pursue individual research interests. Students will work with a member of staff to design, conduct and present a minor research project. Students must consult with the School of Humanities and secure the permission of Head of School or nominee, prior to enrolment.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 100% 7000
Assessment Notes

Research Project

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an advanced knowledge in an area of specialisation in a particular discipline;
  2. expertly apply disciplinary knowledge and relevant research methods to develop, plan and execute a research project in an area of specialisation;
  3. apply expert research skills and the ability to independently generate knowledge through the rigorous analysis, critical evaluation and careful synthesis of ideas and evidence from a wide range of sources;
  4. autonomously develop, organise and present coherent, complex, theoretically-informed and sustained written arguments on a particular research topic; and
  5. apply knowledge and skills in scholarship with initiative, creativity and judgement.