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RSH8000 Introduction to Research

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 099999 - Society and Culture not elsewh

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at //


This course provides an introduction to research for students undertaking postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts. Students will learn about and engage with a number of research paradigms. Students will develop a research proposal that will demonstrate their skills in identifying research problems and devising a robust research plan. Research quality is emphasised throughout the course as students identify an appropriate theoretical framework to underpin their research proposal.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2016 Online
Semester 2, 2016 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2016 Online