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 Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus
Session 3 (90)
Bathurst 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

Grading System



Two sessions


School 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


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


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.