Course Title: Undertake research activities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5247

Course Title: Undertake research activities

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254065

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will explore the  knowledge and skills required to implement research relevant to operations of the organisation and/or the community

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCPOL403C Undertake research activities


1. Prepare a research plan

2. Implement appropriate research strategies

3. Organise and analyse information

4. Report the findings of the research

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements

Overview of Assessment

The assessment activities for this course require you to demonstrate your knowledge and application of skills in relation to the preparation,implementation, analysis and reporting of a research plan relevant to community development project work or activities.