Masters Research Project Part A

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: University of South Australia
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About this unit

Taking the University of South Australia’s Masters Research Project Part A, offered online by Open Universities Australia, is an integral step in learning how to plan and conduct serious research projects.

This unit will help you narrow your focus and determine appropriate avenues for study. During the program you will learn how to conduct a literature review for a topic of study you have previously nominated.

You will then learn how to lay out your plan of attack and generate a quality project proposal. Explore a variety of trusted sources from around the world to collect relevant data pertaining to your topic.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed the following unit:

  • Research Theory and Practice

Applicants must also be accepted into one of the following courses at the University of South Australia:

  • Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities)
  • Master of Project Management

Areas of study

In this Masters Research Project Part A unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Research proposal
  • Literature search
  • Literature review
  • Human research ethics

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities), University of South Australia
  • Master of Project Management, University of South Australia

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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How will this unit advance my career?

Masters Research Project Part A will give you some of the most important tools needed to plan and execute an extensive research project. Learning about available sources and how to maximise their use will allow you to accumulate as much information and data as possible for your project, and enrich your findings.

Making and sticking to a plan, finding information in accordance to this plan and critically analysing this information are skills that translate to a wide variety of professional and scholastic fields.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Masters Research Project Part A from the University of South Australia.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

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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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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