Course Title: Undertake research activities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5330

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: Zaina Nehme

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4552

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to implement research relevant to operations of the organisation and/or the community. This course may apply in a range of community service contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

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

Assessment for this course is based on completing a research report and on completing pre and post reflective surveys on sessions presented by classmates on topics of their research for this course.