CCI504 Communication Research / Project (32)


This subject requires students to independently research and analyse the application of communication theory to an area of scholarly or professional interest previously addressed in the course. Students may undertake a conventional scholarly study and dissertation or a practice-oriented report or project.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceBathurst Campus
Session 2
DistanceBathurst Campus
Session 3
DistanceBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: CCI504
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

Master of communication students

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • demonstrate ability to position their research and contribution within the context of their discipline
  • demonstrate ability to interpret theoretical propositions, and apply them to the design and critical reflection of their research
  • demonstrate ability to design, execute and communicate a substantial research-based project or work of scholarship


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Planning, researching and managing a complex project
  • Presentation conventions and requirements


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.