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Supervised Project in Security Studies - PICT847

This unit gives students the opportunity to engage in the composition of a 6000 word self-directed research project, under the supervision of a subject area expert. This unit will necessitate students to thoroughly engage with the existing research on their topic, using it as a stepping-stone in developing their own research skills. Students will be mentored and trained on how to devise a research questions, translate this question into a set of research tasks, synthesise an appropriate methodological framework, conduct a literature review, collect data, and write up the result of their research as a coherent long research essay. This research relies on utilizing academic secondary sources and does not require original empirical work.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: Voluntary)

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: Voluntary)

Staff Contact(s): Department of Security Studies and Criminology staff

Admission to MCrimMPICT or MCPICT or PGDipPICT or GradDipPICT or GradDipCPICT or MPICTMIntSecSt or MCPICTMIntSecSt or MIntSecStud or GradDipIntSecStud and 12cp and permission by special approval Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ISS809, ISS810, ISS811, PICT811, PICT909, PICT910, PICT911
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Faculty of Arts

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