Units of Study

MECO3673 - Research Methods

Semester 1, 2016  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Joyce Nip


This unit introduces students to different approaches of producing knowledge in the context of media and communications studies. Students learn the key designs, methods and techniques of research. They will participate in exercises to develop their understanding of research processes, and build their research capacity through writing a research proposal. Students will also apply their understanding about research to critically evaluate published studies.


1x1000wd analysis of a published study (20%), 1x1000wd research questions (20%), 1x500wd research methods (10%), 1x2000wd research proposal (50%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


18 Senior credit points from Media and Communications


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