The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


Provides the opportunity to undertake research in an area of interest to the student. The research may take the form of an empirical study, a review of the literature or another research format in discussion with the supervisor. Taken in conjunction with EDUC6027 Minor Thesis B.

Availability2020 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. To understand the process of research; and

2. To undertake a research study.


Satisfactory completion of preparatory work for the production of a Minor Thesis to be examined in Minor Thesis B

Assumed knowledge

EDUC6048 Research Methodology (Generally assumed to be a concurrent enrolment)

Assessment items

Thesis: Research Proposal

Contact hours


Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Equivalent to 2hrs per week face to face, to be negotiated with supervisor.