University of Technology Sydney

55993 Honours Research Design

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This is the foundational subject for all honours students in communication. It provides students with the opportunity to develop the research skills that enhance their capacity for independent scholarship and for successfully producing their project in the second session. A main emphasis of the subject is on research methods and methodologies in conceptual, empirical and practice-led modes. In this subject students deepen their understanding of the nature and importance of research methodology, and further develop the theoretical framework and overall research design of their projects. The subject's interdisciplinary context also fosters students' larger understanding of diverse approaches to knowledge creation.

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Autumn session, City campus

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