Course Title: Research Project A

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Research Project A

Credit Points: 48

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


335H Applied Communication


Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Sem 2 2011

Course Coordinator: Adrian Miles

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3157

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: 4.5.2

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of relevant undergraduate degree to required standard. Completion of semester one of honours program.

Course Description

This is a course with no classes. It is the project component of honours for those students undertaking honours by project (rather than thesis). It requires the completion of a major project and an accompanying exegesis.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Professional skills relevant to the project domain.
Critical thinking.
Problem solving.
Project management.
Reflective practice.

Awareness of strengths and weaknesses as a practioner.
Development of a critical language around an applied practice.
Production of a major artefact/s that are relevant to a professional practice.

Overview of Learning Activities

Planning and implementation of a major project.
Writing of an exegesis documenting project outcomes and research.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT library.
Access to School technical resources as appropriate.
Access to honours studio (24/7).
Access to honours coordinator.

Overview of Assessment

Completion and submission of project and exegesis for examination.