• Offered by ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Arts
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Heather Evans
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2014
    First Semester 2014
    Autumn Session 2014
    Winter Session 2014
    Second Semester 2014
    Spring Session 2014
    See Future Offerings

The course has two streams: one for students requiring fieldwork; and one for students who will not be doing fieldwork. Candidates will be advised by their supervisor on which is most appropriate to their project and discipline. (NB: Fieldwork includes any thesis that will require interaction with subjects through interviews, participant interaction or original survey work.)

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course -

Fieldwork students  will be able to:

-          Identify ethics protocols and key accountabilities for conducting research (All Assessments)

-          Evaluate their ability to conduct research responsibly (Assessment 3)

-          Prepare a submission of a Human Ethics application to the HREC (Assessment 3)

 

Non-Fieldwork students will be able to:

-          Identify ethics protocols and key accountabilities for conducting research (All Assessments)

-          Evaluate their ability to conduct research responsibly (Assessment 2)

-          Develop a robust research design which addresses research ethics issues and evaluates research methodologies relevant to the student’s research project. (Assessment 2)

Indicative Assessment

Fieldwork students expected course outcomes:

1) Completion of Research Integrity Online Training (15%)

2) Attendance at Human Ethics (ARIES) Training workshop (15%)

3) successful submission of a Human Ethics application to the HREC (including a detailed formal research design and methdology)(approx 2,500 - 6000 wds)(70%)

Non-Fieldwork students expected course outcomes:

1) Completion of Research Integrity Online Training (30%)

2) Submission of a formal and expanded research design outlining the methodology to be employed – which will be submitted for comment to the supervision panel (2,500 - 6000 wds)(70%)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

There are no formal classes or specified contact hours but the course is designed on an action learning model and thus requires close contact be maintained between the supervisor and the student.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1614 01 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 31 Mar 2014 In Person

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4103 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4542 01 Apr 2014 18 Apr 2014 18 Apr 2014 30 Jun 2014 In Person

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
5564 01 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 30 Sep 2014 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8115 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8530 01 Oct 2014 24 Oct 2014 24 Oct 2014 31 Dec 2014 In Person

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