• 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 2015
    First Semester 2015
    Autumn Session 2015
    Winter Session 2015
    Second Semester 2015
    Spring Session 2015
    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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
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
1534 01 Jan 2015 23 Jan 2015 23 Jan 2015 31 Mar 2015 In Person

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2468 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1471 01 Apr 2015 24 Apr 2015 24 Apr 2015 30 Jun 2015 In Person

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1497 01 Jul 2015 24 Jul 2015 24 Jul 2015 30 Sep 2015 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2451 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1463 01 Oct 2015 23 Oct 2015 23 Oct 2015 31 Dec 2015 In Person

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