Project Management Minor Thesis 1

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
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

This online unit from the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia aids you in utilising the best research methods for your proposal and your overall project. The unit looks to develop your ideas and encourage critical thinking throughout the process.

The online unit looks to give valuable insight into the research you can conduct and the best way to carry it out. As well as developing your research and organisational skills, this unit touches on the importance of qualitative and quantitative research methods as well as emphasising how vital it is to carry out said research in the correct and ethical manner.

Throughout the unit, you will be guided to relevant literature and taught how to carry out a literature review to complete your minor thesis, as well as how you can develop a strategic plan to create the best project possible.

Eligibility

To enrol in this unit you must have completed the following unit before starting this unit:

  • Principles of Project Management

Areas of study

In this Project Management Minor Thesis unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Research planning
  • Research proposal and research approach
  • Literature search and review
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Critical thinking
  • Research ethics
  • Thesis formatting

Course pathways

This unit is not currently a requirement for any 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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How will this unit advance my career?

By teaching the key management, organisation, research and practical skills, this unit could lead to employment in a management role or work as a researcher. The niche topic of your individual project could also lead to employment in said sector.

This unit could also prove beneficial if you were considering a career in education or if you wished to study as an academic and go into further education.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Project Management Minor Thesis 1 from Curtin University.
  • 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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