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Research Theory and Practice explores and investigates the nature of knowledge. In this unit, delivered by Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia, you’ll immerse yourself in the philosophy and practice of research, gaining a deep understanding of the purpose and methods of research.
Within your philosophical discussion of knowledge and research, you’ll develop insights into the ethics and morality of research and its various methodologies.
By reviewing and critiquing major bodies of research literature, you’ll learn how effective research is designed and conducted. You’ll familiarise yourself with different methodologies and understand how they relate to research and its findings.
You will also learn to combine all the skills and knowledge you’ve gained throughout the unit to plan a meticulous and well-designed research proposal or research method investigation.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses through the University of South Australia:
You must also have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in, or intend to enrol in the following units prior to study:
In this research unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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 FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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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