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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Guides students to complete a final year research project which creates quality, impactful science that can effectively engage relevant stakeholders. Students consider their professional role in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or regenerative agricultural field and prepare for professional life.

Unit content

1. Understanding analytical approaches

2. Applying analytical approaches

3. Effective writing

4. Engaging research

5. Systems and integration

6. Impactful professional practice

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 synthesise, critically evaluate, and interpret scientific data and other information to draw rigorous conclusions related to your previously identified problem from with intellectual independence
2 effectively manage successful completion of the project as part of a collaborative team
3 translate and communicate your project outcomes appropriately and to have positive impact in the context of diverse cultural and disciplinary perspectives
4 critically reflect on your ability to apply professional judgement and meet appropriate ethical, professional and regulatory standards in the context of your project

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

  1. synthesise, critically evaluate, and interpret scientific data and other information to draw rigorous conclusions related to your previously identified problem from with intellectual independence
  2. effectively manage successful completion of the project as part of a collaborative team
  3. translate and communicate your project outcomes appropriately and to have positive impact in the context of diverse cultural and disciplinary perspectives
  4. critically reflect on your ability to apply professional judgement and meet appropriate ethical, professional and regulatory standards in the context of your project

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

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