Research Practices

SACE Credits: 10

Teacher: Jacob Davison, Angela Facchini, Ryan Lynch

Want to be super prepared for your future studies? Then Research Practices is for you! In this compulsory subject you will have a chance to solve some real life research problems, as well as building your research skills across a range of areas. Research Practices gives you the opportunity to be hands on with practical tasks as well as learning about the importance of different approaches to research.


Topics include

  • finding employment by¬†considering and investigating the process of accessing the labour market and look at how to develop and use appropriate communication and interpersonal skills to gain employment,
  • creating a transgenic organism and pitching the creation to a panel of prospective stakeholders,
  • researching bushfire management strategies and creating a bushfire management plan
  • developing knowledge of basic financial concepts
  • building a bottle rocket and investigating a single component of flight, to improve the rocket’s flight


You will finish this course with the confidence to take on research of all types.


  • Investigations Folio (70%)
  • Source Analysis (30%)