|1.||Critically review research principles, methods and theory applicable to their field of learning;|
|2.||Critically review relevant and current scholarly literature/s relating to the thesis topic;|
|3.||Investigate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise complex information in their field of study;|
|4.||Conduct a substantial independent research project under supervision with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability; and|
|5.||Present a coherent and sustained argument and be able to disseminate research results to specialist and non-specialist audiences.|
|Presentation||10-16 page proposal & 20 minute oral presentation outlining research.||Pass/Fail|
|Review||Thesis draft; 20 minute presentation; summary paper of no more than 5 pages.||Pass/Fail|
|Research Thesis||Thesis (25,000-50,000 words)||Pass/Fail|
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