GCRL2000 BPhil Research Placement
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Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Level 2 elective
- This unit enables Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) students to practice research essentials through an attachment to a University researcher or research group in an area related to their major. Under the guidance of an academic mentor, students gain practice in the methods of enquiry used by the discipline and gain experience in the discourse conventions of the discipline. Students undertake a series of activities as specified by their mentor which may include, and are not limited to, participation in research group meetings and departmental seminars, journal club, discussion groups, literature review, laboratory work, data collection, data entry and analysis, report or paper drafting and/or editing.
- Students are able to (1) work collaboratively and effectively with a research mentor and/or within a research team; (2) communicate research theory, practice and findings in oral and written form; (3) demonstrate understanding of a contemporary research problem including its theoretical context and methodology; and (4) demonstrate ability in some practical research methods relevant to the discipline.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) supervisor's report; (2) research portfolio; and (3) presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Assistant Professor Katherine Sanders
- Unit rules
- Contact hours
- no set contact hours but an expectation of a minimum workload of 75 hours over a semester or equivalent
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-Y-7-2020]
- 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.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.