Students select, develop and methodologically frame a research question, in an area of communication or public relations research that is timely and significant. Students then develop a sustained research programme to address this question. Students may select (depending on skills and background) to respond to the research question in either a creative or tradtional approach.
Working with individual supervision, students identify, shape, conduct, evaluate and clearly communication their research.
A Distinction Average must be attained and a High Distinction in ACG5200. Pre approval must be requested from the unit co ordinator.
ACG6021 - Research Methodologies
The unit ACG6021 Research Methodologies must be taken alongside this unit.
|1.||Work autonomously over a sustained period of research;|
|2.||Identify an academic research question, and plan and execute a research project;|
|3.||Select and employ appropriate research methods, to collect and analyse data;|
|4.||Synthesise and apply complex concepts and theories in communication studies; and|
|5.||Write in highly accurate language and master technical protocols of academic writing to a high standard.|
|Thesis||10,000 - 15,000 words, or equivalent creative project, with exegetical component.||Pass/Fail|
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