|Faculty/School:||Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, School Communication & Media|
|Semesters Offered:||September 2013 - Standard|
|Credit Value:||10 credit points|
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|Study Abroad availability:||Available to Study Abroad students|
|Subject Outline:||January 2013 [ Standard ]|
Communication Research is an examination of the differing approaches to research, methods of framing communication research questions in science & industry, & techniques for gathering, organising & interpreting observations.
Students engage in a semester-long hands-on project that applies concepts & practices used in the research process covered in the lectures. Upon completion of the subject, students will have both the literacy to understand research & the skills necessary to undertake research projects.
After completing this subject, successful students will be able to plan & complete an original research project in an area of communication in which they will become professionals. They will understand and be able to practice the steps of the research process including methods & basic statistics.