Independent study with supervision provided throughout the semester.
The course content will be identified in the student’s application for approval and will include a preliminary list of readings and articles. The scope and content of the research or project must be approved by the faculty supervisor and program coordinator and, if necessary, the Research Ethics Board.
Students who successfully complete this course will
- complete an in-depth investigation into a topic in professional communication
- complete a comprehensive review of published research
- conduct original research or complete a project on the topic of interest
Evaluation will be based on this general format and related to specific course objectives:
Students will be responsible for identifying the relevant academic and professional publications. The faculty supervisor must approve a preliminary list of readings and articles.
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
and permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator