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Location Domestic International
Lismore Session 1,  2,  3 Session 1,  2,  3
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour Session 1,  2,  3 Session 1,  2,  3
Online Session 1,  2,  3 Session 1,  2

Unit Summary

Unit type

Hons Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Advanced

Co-requisites

[SCI83011] - Scientific Research, Context, Perspective and Method]

Unit aim

Introduces and develops student capacity to develop and conduct research projects, understand the research framework, and research publication and presentation. This unit is designed as part of a series of thesis units for the Science Honours Program (Science Honours Thesis 1, 2 and 3).

Unit content

Content will depend on the individual honours project.

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 apply research techniques and methodologies in scientific research
2 use scientific techniques in research, planning, and/or management
3 think critically about scientific techniques and methods used in research
4 interpret research data
5 present research findings in scientific and public forms
6 be aware of current scientific issues and methods
7 integrate scientific and management concepts and theories

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

  1. apply research techniques and methodologies in scientific research
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  2. use scientific techniques in research, planning, and/or management
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  3. think critically about scientific techniques and methods used in research
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  4. interpret research data
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  5. present research findings in scientific and public forms
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  6. be aware of current scientific issues and methods
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  7. integrate scientific and management concepts and theories
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    • GA7:

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