EDUC5620 Master's Dissertation
- 12 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- The dissertation (10,000 words) provides evidence that the student can generate a problem and/or research area from his/her own interests or professional work in education, demonstrate mastery of that area, and show a capacity to review it critically. Seminars focus on research design, critical literature review and policy analysis.
- Students are able to (1) generate a problem and/or research area from their own interests or professional work in education; (2) critically review the background research in that area; and (3) produce a coherent and cohesive dissertation with the nominated area.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: dissertation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Elaine Chapman and Professor Tom O'Donoghue
- Unit rules
- enrolment in a master's degree in Education
- Contact hours
- independent self-directed learning, plus regular seminars
workbook and CMO (Course Materials Online)
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.