Compulsory Subjects – Stage 2 Research Project

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James Phillips


Assumed knowledge or Required/recommended background



Course outline

The Stage 2 Research Project is a compulsory 10-credit subject which provides a valuable opportunity for learners to develop vital planning, research, synthesis, evaluation and project management skills. The developed research skills are transferrable and utilised in the research component of each Stage 2 subject a learner studies.


Course content

The learners develop the ability to prepare research proposals, organise ideas, research and analyse information from a range of sources, present their findings, and draw conclusions to resolve the question.



Folio Task (30% weighting): One task

Outcome (40% weighting): One task

External Evaluation (30% weighting): One task