Research Thesis

This subject is designed to equip students to be independent researchers and make a substantial contribution toward advancement of knowledge and practice within their chosen field. Students will undertake a thesis in consultation with an approved supervisor.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: RES703
  • Credit points: 80


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Research Thesis

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Argue with advanced competence in descriptive, critical and analytic skills which demonstrates advanced theoretical knowledge and application of concepts at an abstract level;
  2. Produce a substantial body of creative and innovative work which communicates effectively complex ideas, original knowledge and a coherent, sustained argument for proposed solutions to peers and general audiences.[1]
  3. Autonomously engage in an advanced level of integrative reflection which will provide a substantial contribution to the field of study from a Christian worldview

[1] The Commonwealth Government defines research as follows: The creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way so as to generate new concepts, methodologies and understandings. This could include synthesis and analysis of previous research to the extent that it leads to new and creative outcomes. 

Subject Content

  • Determined in consultation with the supervisor

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Individual supervision

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Research Thesis of 30,000 words (100%)

Prescribed Text

  • Determined in consultation with the supervisor