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Public /Social Policy Thesis Part 1 (PPMN90049)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 18.75On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePPMN90049
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject involves a supervised thesis of 12 000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a specialist understanding of the subject being studied;
  • show advanced skills of analysis pertinent to the subject;
  • show a detailed sense of the theoretical debates in the subject area;
  • demonstrate an ability to undertake critical independent research; and
  • show a good capacity to communicate research in written form.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • conceptualise and plan a substantial project of original research;
  • present material in draft form and engage productively with a supervisor;
  • consolidate and enhance established skills in engaging creatively with a critical field;
  • synthesise critical arguments and debates;
  • test and develop new research methods in relation to ongoing debates;
  • enhance drafting and writing skills, in both a critical and creative manner; and
  • manage time and study resources over a sustained period of time.

Last updated: 9 November 2018