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HMT4007 Becoming a Researcher

Short Description: Becoming a Researcher
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MARA or BAHN or BCAH

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course. This course is designed for students preparing to undertake a large research project (eg thesis or exegesis). It assumes that students have an idea for this project in mind at the beginning of the course.


Students will explore the practical skills and methodological choices necessary and available to researchers in communications, creative arts, humanities and social sciences. They will also examine the processes and requirements of research project management, including articulating a research focus, finding and reviewing relevant literature, and structuring and presenting a long research project in both written and oral form. Students will also investigate different methods, methodologies and theories and discuss their values and uses for developing research in these disciplines.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022