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Political Thought in Action is an online unit provided by Open Universities Australia in association with Macquarie University. The unit allows you to take an autonomous, self-directed learning approach towards studying a topic of political relevance in further detail. You will then present your thesis to academic experts in the field.
To begin with, you will explore the basics of proposing a research topic, and then how to develop this into a proper research project. You will then consider different research methods, before learning how to effectively write and structure a thesis.
Ultimately, Political Thought in Action empowers you with the skills to create an in-depth research project with a strong, coherent argument. You will then be able to use these abilities when creating research projects in a professional context.
In order to enrol, you must have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in or intending to enrol in the following units:
In this Political Thought in Action unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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