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HDR units of study

As a research student, depending on your faculty, school or course requirements, you may need to complete certain coursework units of study. You can also request access to units of study that you think will benefit your study. 

Your faculty or school may require you to complete units of study specific to research students, or as a key part of your degree requirements. Alternatively, you may have the option of completing units of study that are of benefit to your degree but are not compulsory.

You should speak to your supervisor about your unit of study requirements and options.

To enrol in coursework units of study, you will need to complete a Special Permission request through Sydney Student. Information about this process can be found on the Request permission for a unit of study page. You need to be aware of the coursework unit of study deadlines to enrol in, or remove units of study. Units of study will only appear on your transcript if you are officially enrolled.

As a HDR student, you won't need to pay any tuition fees to complete coursework units of study.  

You can also access short online units in the Open Learning Environment (OLE), at any time and for free. 5000-level OLE units are designed specifically to help you develop the essential skills and knowledge required to successfully complete your research and to help you in your post-PHD career. You can enrol in these units through Canvas and complete them at your own convenience.

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

ARCF9001

Modes of Inquiry: Research and Scholarship

All

Year 1

N/A

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

SSPS6001

Quantitative Methods for Social Science

Subject to arrangements with your supervisor(s)

Any time

Offered Semester 2 2018
SSOS6002 Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences Subject to arrangement with your supervisor(s) Any time Offered Semester 1

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

BUSS7901

Research Design

All

First research period of candidature

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete three mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit).

BUSS7902

Introduction to Quantitative Methods

All

Year 1

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete three mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit).

BUSS7904

Special Topics in Quantitative Research Methods

All

Year 1

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete three mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit).

BUSS7905

Advanced Research Methods

All

Year 1

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete three mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit)

BUSS7906

Current Topics in Research

All

Year 1

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete three mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit).

BUSS7907

Applied Quantitative Methods

All

Year 1

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete 3 mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit).

BUSS7908

Research Reading Seminar

All

Year 1

PhD candidates complete a minimum of three and maximum of six units. MPhil candidates complete 3 mandatory units (BUSS7901 plus one qualitative and one quantitative unit).

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

DENT6000

Research Methods in Dentistry

Master of Philosophy

Year 1 (recommended but may be completed later)

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

EDPZ5003

Thesis proposal writing

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), Doctor of Education, Doctor of Social Work, Master of Philosophy (Education), Master of Philosophy (Social Work)

First research period of candidature

Weekly Workshops

EDPK5001 Qualitative Methods All Doctor of Philosophy Pathway A candidates, Master of Philosophy (Education) – elective, Master of Philosophy (Social Work) – elective Year 2 or Year 3 Offered in Semester 1 and Semester 2
EDPK5003 Developing a Research Project Master of Philosophy (Education), Master of Education (Research) Year 1 Offered in Semester 1 or Semester 2
SCWK6908 Authorised Independent Study and Report Doctor of Social Work Year 1 and other probationary students Offered in Semester 1 and Semester 2
EDPC5012 Evaluating Learning Tech Innovation Master of Education (Research) As appropriate Offered in Semester 1
EDPJ5022 Research Methods in Language Studies Master of Education (Research) Option B As appropriate Offered in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

INFO5993

Research Methods in IT

All School of Information Technologies candidates need to complete this unit in their first semester of candidature

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

BACH5068

Statistics for Clinical Research 

Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Applied Science 

Year 1 (recommended but may be completed later)

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

BACH5255

Qualitative Research Methods

Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Applied Science 

Year 1 (recommended but may be completed later)

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

LAWS6077

Legal Research 1

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Studies, Master of Laws (Research), Master of Criminology (Research)

Year 1

Semester 1 timetable

LAWS7001

Legal Research 2

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridcial Studies

Year 2 for full-time students

Semester 2 timetable

LAWS7002

Legal Research 3

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Studies

Year 3 for full-time students

Semester 2 timetable. One other session involving a one or two day conference in which students give presentations of their thesis will be held later in the year. The dates will be confirmed at the first meeting. 

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

MEDF5005

Health Research Methods and Ethics

Master of Philosophy

Year 1 (recommended but may be completed later)

Offered in Semester 1

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

CMPN5001

Principal Study (Composition) 1

Master of Music (Composition)

First half of Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

CMPN5002

Principal Study (Composition) 2

Master of Music (Composition)

Second half of Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

CMPN6003

Principal Study (Composition) 3

Master of Music (Composition)

First half of Year 2

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

CMPN6004

 Principal Study (Composition) 4

Master of Music (Composition)

Second half of Year 2

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

MUED5008

Musical Education Research Methods 1

Master of Music (Music Education)

First half of Year 1

Offered in Semester 1

MUED5016

Musical Education Research Methods 2

Master of Music (Music Education)

Second half of Year 1

Offered in Semester 2

MCGY5601

Music Through Ethnography

Master of Music (Musicology)

Year 1

Offered in Semester 1

PERF5001

Principal Study (MMus) 1

Master of Music (Performance)

First half of Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF5002

Principal Study (MMus) 2

Master of Music (Performance)

Second half of Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF6000

Principal Study (MMus) 3

Master of Music (Performance)

First half of Year 2

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

MCGY6602

Performance Thesis

Master of Music (Performance)

Second half of Year 2

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

CMPN5006

Recording Portfolio

Master of Music

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

EMUS5600

Historical Performance Practice

Master of Music

Year 1

Offered in Semester 2

MCGY5600

Critical Discourses in Music

Master of Music

Year 1

Offered in Semester 1

MCGY5601

Music Through Ethnography

Master of Music

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF5023

Graduate Aural Perception

Master of Music

Year 1

Offered in Semester 1 (department permission required)

PERF5031

Methods of Musical Analysis

Master of Music

Year 1

Offered in Semester 1

PERF5600

Graduate Research Methods

Master of Music

First half of Year 1

Offered in Semester 1

PERF5603

Wind Conducting

Master of Music

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF5611

Graduate Seminar 1

Master of Music

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF5612

Graduate Seminar 2

Master of Music

Year 1

Offered in Semester 2

PERF6613

Graduate Seminar 3

Master of Music

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF6614

Graduate Seminar 4

Master of Music

Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

VSAO5022

Principles of Studio Pedagogy

Master of Music

Year 1

Offered in Semester 1

PERF5601

Creative Work Project 1

Doctor of Musical Arts

First half of Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

PERF5602

Creative Work Project 2

Doctor of Musical Arts

Second half of Year 1

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

A minimum of one unit of study

 N/A

Master of Philosophy

Year 1 (recommended but may be completed later)

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

PHAR6000

Research Methods

Master of Philosophy

Year 1 (recommended but may be completed later)

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

MATH1005

Statistics

All – optional

Year 1 recommended

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

MATH1015

Biostatistics

All – optional

Year 1 recommended

May be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2

Unit of study code

Unit of study name

Course

Course stage

Advice

CART7005

Art as Research

Doctor of Philosophy

First research period of candidature

Offered in Semester 1, Semester 2a, Intensive November

CART7001

Introduction to Research Methodology

Master of Fine Arts

First research period of candidature

Offered in Semester 1, Semester 2a, Intensive November

CART7003

Critical Analysis in Studio 1

Master of Fine Arts

Year 1

Offered in Semester 1a, Semester 1b, Semester 2a, Intensive October

CART7002

Exhibition Practices 

Master of Fine Arts

Generally first half of Year 2

Offered in Semester 1, Semester 2a, Intensive November

CART7004

Critical Analysis in Studio 2

Master of Fine Arts

Generally the last two research periods of candidature

Offered in Semester 1a, Semester 1b, Semester 2a, Intensive October

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