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EA5521 - Minor Research Dissertation

Credit points: 6
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Available for postgraduate coursework students with appropriate academic standing in the school of Earth and Environmental Sciences. With the guidance of an academic supervisor the student will undertake a small research project that is of the scope and size that can be completed in the equivalent of approximately six weeks full time work. Students design the collection of data and analyse, interpret and present the results in a scientific manner. Students will select their topic in consultation with their supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

  • the ability to plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • ability to formulate and solve research problems;
  • to understand theoretical concepts in a range of topics which give background to the research project;
  • the ability to appraise information critically.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Thesis/dissertation .
EA5125 EA5225 EA5025 EA5526 EA5531 EA5532 EA5535 EA5536 EA5537 EA5538


Townsville, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching (flexible delivery requiring some on-campus attendance)

Townsville, Study Period 2, Mixed attendance
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Face to face teaching (flexible delivery requiring some on-campus attendance)

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.