Course Title: Research Project B

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Research Project B

Credit Points: 24

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


335H Applied Communication


Sem 1 2008

Course Coordinator: Adrian Miles

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 (03) 9925 3157

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: 4.5.2

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion to distinction standard of a relevant undergraduate degree. Successful participation in Workshop A.

Course Description

This is a course with no contact hours and consists of self directed research towards a project and exegesis.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Independent research skills.
Project management.
Problem solving.
Critical thinking.

To be an independent, self directed learner and critically reflective practitioner.

Overview of Learning Activities

Primary and secondary research.
Technical research.
Creative research.
Practice based research.
Development of a major project to completion.
Peer discussion and evaluation.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT library.
Use of honours studio (24 hrs/7 days a week)
Access to honours coordinator.
Provision of blog to document activities.
Access to School technical services and resources as appropriate.

Overview of Assessment

Progress report completed with supervisor.