This unit is designed to provide students with experience in planning, conducting, analysing and reporting a major research project in their area of interest. The thesis will be of the same quality as a Master degree by research, but the scope of the research will be smaller.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Identify an academic research question and design a research project to investigate this thesis;  
  2. Choose a research methodology and methods and use these methods to collect and analyse data;  
  3. Utilise standard APA (6th) formatting style; and  
  4. Apply academic learning to develop an original research thesis.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Thesis All theses will be assessed by two independent markers, one internal and one external 100%
Minimum effective word limit 10000 words

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