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EV5912 - Development Practice Field Project

Credit points: 6
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject is available to postgraduate coursework students enrolled in the Master of Development Practice. With the guidance of an academic supervisor the student will undertake a small research project in the field or as a project set by the coordinator, that is of the scope and size that can be completed in the equivalent of approximately six weeks full time work. Students will work in a group setting to 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;
  • the ability to formulate and solve research problems;
  • the ability to understand theoretical concepts in a range of topics which give background to the research project;
  • the ability to appraise information critically.


Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Kearrin Sims
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: review paper.

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.