• Offered by Research School of Humanities and the Arts
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Humanities
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2019
    First Semester 2019
    Autumn Session 2019
    Winter Session 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    Spring Session 2019
    See Future Offerings

This course allows students to develop a relevant research project in the areas of Public Humanities, cultural studies, and/or Digital Humanities. Students will be guided by a supervisor in the development of a research topic, discuss appropriate methodologies and practices, and work on their project throughout the semester. This course allows students to develop a project that may have direct industry or professional relevance; and to further develop their project management, writing and/or digital literacy skills. Students will be encouraged to explore projects that are interdisciplinary and employ new media and digital skills and components.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Design a medium-scale original research project.
  2. Identify and critically analyse relevant literature, including theoretical and methodological approaches to the chosen topic.
  3. Apply in a sophisticated way relevant research methods and theories to the analysis of the research questions/hypothesis.
  4. Develop and demonstrate relevant digital, creative writing, or new media skills.

Indicative Assessment

Research Proposal (1000 words) 15% (LOs 1, 2)
Literature review (1,500 words) 15% (LO 2)
Final research project 60% (7,000 words) (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
Reflective journal 10% (1,500 words) (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)

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Workload

A total of 260 hours over the semester/session, including a minimum of 1 hour per week of online discussions and meetings with the project supervisor.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed HUMN8030

You will need to contact the Research School of Humanities and the Arts 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:
12 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
12.00 0.25000
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
1560 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4039 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
5550 01 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 30 Jun 2019 In Person

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
6579 01 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 30 Sep 2019 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9060 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8509 01 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 31 Dec 2019 In Person

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