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SCI9011 Master of Science Research Project A

Short Description: Master Science Research Proj A
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019999 - Natural and Physical Sciences
Grading basis : Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Version produced : 27 October 2020


Pre-requisite: Student must be enrolled in the following Program: MSCR


Candidates in the Master of Science (Research) will undertake studies on their research project in consultation with their Project Supervisors.

This is a one-unit course that contributes towards the Master of Science (Research) thesis. It comprises the research and writing of a thesis (maximum of 40,000 words). Students examine a selected research topic in their area of interest, usually related to their work environment and are assisted by their supervisory team with appropriate background. The dissertation will be a significant piece of independently conducted and written research. To successfully complete the thesis, students will be required to select a research topic, develop a proposal, carry out supervised research on the chosen topic using an appropriate research method, and present and defend the results.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 External
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2020 External
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 27 October 2020