Research Project (GSOG6007)


This unit consists of a 5000 word Research essay under the guidance of a supervisor from GSG. Usually students will use this unit to expand on a topic covered in a core or elective unit. Entry into this unit is not automatic, and requires the student to identify and gain agreement from an available staff member to supervise the proposed topic. The student must demonstrate sufficient existing knowledge in the area based on a combination of previous studies and work experience.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Meetings with academic supervisor


1200wd proposal (0%), 5000wd Essay (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

Students who are not enrolled in the GCPA, GDPA or MPAdmin must have the permission of the Director, Graduate School of Government, to undertake this unit of study.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.