Availabilities:

Location Domestic International
Lismore
Session1, 2
Session1, 2
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Session1, 2, 3
Session1, 2, 3
Online
Session1, 2, 3

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Pre-requisites

192 credit points in any SCU units.

Unit aim

Students identify a suitable environmental management/education/tourism issue or research topic. They use the skills they have gained throughout their degree to design a methodology suited to the issue and gather relevant information. Students prepare a project proposal, present a seminar and a report. The Integrated Project prepares students for the transition into professional life. The Integrated Project carries a weighting equivalent to two units.

Unit content

The Integrated Project requires students to work on an individual topic. Therefore, there is no syllabus.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 write a project proposal (to a professional standard) in the field of environmental science, management, education and/or tourism Intellectual rigour Creativity Knowledge of a discipline Communication and social skills
2 demonstrate creative skills in project design and information acquisition, interpretation and analysis Intellectual rigour Creativity Knowledge of a discipline
3 meet project and reporting deadlines Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning
4 present a seminar on a project topic Intellectual rigour Ethical practice Knowledge of a discipline Communication and social skills
5 produce a professional report that critically analyses existing literature, documents (ethical) methodology, reflects confidence to work with environmental data and synthesises existing knowledge with results Intellectual rigour Creativity Ethical practice Knowledge of a discipline Communication and social skills Cultural competence
6 demonstrate that they are ready to make the transition into a professional area relevant to environmental science, management, education and/or tourism. Intellectual rigour Creativity Ethical practice Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning Communication and social skills Cultural competence

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. write a project proposal (to a professional standard) in the field of environmental science, management, education and/or tourism
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. demonstrate creative skills in project design and information acquisition, interpretation and analysis
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. meet project and reporting deadlines
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. present a seminar on a project topic
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  5. produce a professional report that critically analyses existing literature, documents (ethical) methodology, reflects confidence to work with environmental data and synthesises existing knowledge with results
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  6. demonstrate that they are ready to make the transition into a professional area relevant to environmental science, management, education and/or tourism.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.