Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This research course requires students to spend three months developing and presenting a detailed project plan as part of their candidacy application. The research project, guided by supervisors, involves the submission of a substantial written thesis in accordance with University regulations. Students must demonstrate high-level skills in individual project management, research techniques, critical thinking and analytical writing, as well as detailed knowledge in a specific project area. Students can select to undertake research in one or more of the following fields: Internet Studies; Journalism; Librarianship and Corporate Information Management; Mass Communication; Media Studies and/or Screen Arts, including Film and Television. Students are encouraged to complete interdisciplinary work relating to areas across and within the broader, converging fields of media, culture and creative arts.
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to http://study.curtin.edu.au for further information on entry to this course.
Depending on the nature of prior qualifications some students may be required to undertake relevant coursework units to assist in course completion, with these coursework units taken at course commencement.