Developing a Research Proposal - ARTS5060

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Research

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

View course information for previous years.


The course provides a grounding for postgraduate research students commencing research in the humanities and social sciences. It supports students in the preparation of their first substantive piece of written work for the degree: a comprehensive thesis proposal. The course will begin by looking generally at the thesis writing process before discussing in detail the typical components of a thesis proposal. The course will also discuss the characteristics of good academic writing.
Lower campus promenade

Study Levels

UNSW Quick Links