HSS404 Reading Subject (16)

This subject is a guided reading subject in which students work with an appointed supervisor to develop critical and reflective approaches to their research. Students are expected to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the literature relevant to their research question, and exhibit competence in the use of appropriate research methodology together with advanced written and oral communication skills.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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 Humanities and Social Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

Available to students in Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to discuss critical issues arising from study in a select field;
  • be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of relevant underlying principles and concepts associated with a discipline;
  • be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the literature relevant to their research question(s);
  • be able to reflect critically on the literature relevant to their research question(s); and,
  • be able to demonstrate independent research, organisational and written communication skills.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • The purposes and types of literature reviews
  • Conducting a search of the literature
  • Synthesising the literature
  • Critiquing the literature
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.