ERT714 Doctoral Thesis F/T (128)

Candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Education course are required to conduct approved research under supervision and present the results of their research for examination in an academically conventional form approved by the Faculty and the University's Higher Degrees Committee.
The content, method and proposed product of this subject project will have been determined in ERT704.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ERT714. 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



Four sessions


School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is available only to students in the Doctor of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have an indepth understanding of the body of knowledge in their area/s of investigation;
  • be able to critically appraise the research literature in their area/s of investigation;
  • be able to employ research methods, skills and techniques appropriate to their area/s of investigation;
  • be able to carry out clearly defined, independent, and comprehensive research studies in their area/s of investigation;
  • be able to report on research at an appropriate level of literary and scholarly presentation;
  • be able to apply theory and research to address issues in their area/s of educational professional practice;
  • be able to carry out research which constitutes a substantive original contribution to the field of educational professional practice.


This subject will cover the following topics:

The syllabus will be individually determined between the supervisory team and the student.


Current Students

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Prospective Students

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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.