CULT 7008 The Cutting Edge: Advanced Studies in Humanities and Communication Arts

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102298

Coordinator Brett Bennett Opens in new window

Description The School of Humanities and Communication Arts teaches across a range of disciplines including Design, Music, Creative Arts, Communications and Media, Languages and Linguistics, Cultural and Social Analysis, Philosophy, Literary Studies, History and Political Thought, International Relations and Asian Studies, Indigenous Studies. This shell unit provides advanced academic training, advanced knowledge and intellectual development in the student's academic discipline by focusing on current debates in selected fields of study. The content of this unit will change according to fields of research represented in the cohort of each year, the issues of current concern in the discipline streams taught, and staff expertise. It will be taught in streamed, parallel seminars organised by broadly defined disciplinary grouping.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Research Studies/Master of Research or Master of Research.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Articulate understanding of current debates in their field of study
  2. Apply research methods across research topics, research methodologies, and research outcomes
  3. Demonstrate advanced skills in analysis, synthesis, and exposition
  4. Engage with professional academic research.

Subject Content

This subject provides advanced academic training, advanced knowledge and intellectual development in the student's academic discipline by focusing on current debates in selected fields of study.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Seminar Presentation 15 minutes 20 N Individual
Writing Project 3,000 words approximately 60 N Individual
Online Activity Weekly contributions 20 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 2

Parramatta - Victoria Rd

Day

Subject Contact Brett Bennett Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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