Availabilities:

Not currently available in 2015

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Involves identification of a suitable environmental/forestry/marine science or management issue or research topic as defined in SCI03072, Involves the planning and design of research methods, the gathering of relevant information and data, and the writing of a professional research thesis, which is the major goal of this unit. The Research Project III carries a weighting equivalent to two units. This unit is designed as part of a series of thesis units for post-graduate students (other units in the series include SCI03071 Research Project I, SCI03072 Research Project II, SCI03074 Research Project IV).

Unit content

Environmental/forestry/marine science or management issue or research topic.

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: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 plan and design a research project
2 gather relevant information/data
3 Analyses of quantitative or qualitative data with state of the art statistics
4 Writing of a professional research thesis that reviews relevant literature, documents the methodology, reports results and discusses the results in context of current literature

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

  1. plan and design a research project
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. gather relevant information/data
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  3. Analyses of quantitative or qualitative data with state of the art statistics
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  4. Writing of a professional research thesis that reviews relevant literature, documents the methodology, reports results and discusses the results in context of current literature
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7: