Directed Study

MFP60003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 12 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods



17 Jun 24 - 28 Jul 24

13 Aug 24

Last self enrolment:
17 Jun 24

28 Jun 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Jul 24


Enrolment in
BH-INTHAS Bachelor of Research (Honours)
MR-INTHAS Master of Research
DR-INTHAS Doctor of Philosophy

Aims and objectives

This unit enables students to carry out in-depth investigation of a substantive content area or methodological approach in the field of humanities and social sciences, in order to extend their knowledge and expertise in areas of particular interest not offered in other taught electives.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the work of key scholars in a chosen area of study including competing and complementary theoretical frameworks;
2. Critically analyse and synthesise relevant sources in the field in written form;
3. Present a succinct oral summary of their investigation to supervisor and peers.