|Short Description:||Master Science Research Proj A|
|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.