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Honours Thesis in Creative Media (CRE569)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 12
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description The thesis component is an independent research project that allows the student to develop an extended research project and written dissertation.
Unit Learning Outcomes With completion of their Honours thesis, students will be able to:
1. Identify a research question or issue;
2. Determine appropriate methods to study the issue;
3. Review the relevant literature in the field;
4. Gather, analyse and evaluate evidence;
5. Develop and support an extended scholarly argument;
6. For dissertation-only Honours programs, communicate findings clearly in a substantial written thesis, typically between 12,000 and 15,000 words;
7. For creative media Honours degrees, communicate findings clearly in a written thesis of at least 6,000 words, and also produce an original piece of practice-based research that satisfies the requirements of the discipline; and
8. Present findings and make recommendations based on the research.
Timetabled Learning Activities
Other Learning Experiences Consultation with the student's Honours Supervisor.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Honours.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Creative Media Honours (BCrMedia(Hons))
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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