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EV5915 - Independent Project and Dissertation (Part 2 of 2)

Credit points: 6
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: EV5914 EV5915
Administered by: College of Marine & Environmental Sciences

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 13 weeks full time work or part-time pro rata equivalent. Students design the collection of data and analyse, interpret and present the findings in a dissertation. Students will select their topic in consultation with the course coordinator their supervisor

Learning Outcomes

  • the ability to plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • the ability to plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • to understand theoretical concepts in a range of topics which give background to the research project;
  • to understand theoretical concepts in a range of topics which give background to the research project.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5903 EV5904 EV5913 EV5916 EV5923 EV5926

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 520 hours workshops/Seminars - Dissertation (recommended total for chain)
Assessment: dissertation assessed by two internal examiners; integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 520 hours workshops/Seminars - Dissertation (recommended total for chain)
Assessment: dissertation assessed by two internal examiners; integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 520 hours workshops/Seminars - Dissertation (recommended total for chain)
Assessment: dissertation assessed by two internal examiners; integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris.
Workload expectations:
  • 520 hours workshops/Seminars - Dissertation (recommended total for chain)
Assessment: dissertation assessed by two internal examiners; integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

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