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RES9055 Masters Research Project 1 (H)

Semester 1, 2022 Online
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Graduate Research School
School or Department : Graduate Research School
Student contribution band : Band 4
Grading basis : Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Version produced : 29 June 2022

Staffing

Examiner: Charlotte Brownlow

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MRES

Overview

Candidates undertaking research should enrol in this course for each semester of their candidature when 1 unit is required.
Specific discipline areas include : Engineering and Built Environment, Health and Community (with sub-areas of Biomedical and Laboratory Medicine, and Psychology), Sciences (all sub-areas except Applied Data Science, Mathematics and Statistics).

This course is part of a supervised research project which provides opportunities for motivated and highly qualified students to undertake advanced study and to produce a research-based thesis. Students develop the appropriate research skills and specialist knowledge which will enhance their career prospects or allow them to undertake further studies. The emphasis of the program is on developing the appropriate knowledge and skills to undertake independent research and professional practice.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. Investigate a substantial, complex and relevant area of research with specialised research skills that enable them to advance their discipline
  2. Critically evaluate relevant research literature, theoretical propositions, methodologies and findings to design and conduct original research
  3. Cogently present, verbally and in writing, research findings which include propositions, creative works, insights and conclusions to their peers and professional community
  4. Independently and systematically apply specialised technical and research skills to plan and execute a research project, undertake research ethically according to the discipline standards, and generate new knowledge and original insights that make a contribution to their discipline
  5. Apply principles of integrity, research ethics, judgement, adaptability and responsibility in ways appropriate to an expert in their discipline.

Topics

Description Weighting(%)
1. To be determined by the supervisor in consultation with the student 100.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

There are no texts or materials required for this course.

Student workload expectations

To do well in this subject, students are expected to commit approximately 10 hours per week including class contact hours, independent study, and all assessment tasks. If you are undertaking additional activities, which may include placements and residential schools, the weekly workload hours may vary.

Assessment details

Approach Type Description Group
Assessment
Weighting (%)
Negotiated Negotiated Negotiated No 100
Date printed 29 June 2022