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SCI9012 Master of Science Research Project B

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mathematics, Physics & Computing
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 22 May 2022

Requisites

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

Overview

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 programme is on developing the appropriate knowledge and skills to undertake independent research and professional practice.

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

The Research Proposal is developed in this course as part of the confirmation of candidature in the MSCR program. Admission to the Master of Science (Research) program is normally provisional until the student successfully completes the Confirmation of Candidature process. The following areas will normally be addressed in the Confirmation Proposal:
- aims and objectives of the research;
- review of the relevant literature;
- proposed contribution to the field of research;
- details of the proposed research methods, including analysis of data;
- draft research ethics application, if appropriate;
- milestones and timelines;
- resources required to complete the research; and
- an indication of the type of Thesis expected to be submitted (e.g. Standard Thesis, Thesis by Publication).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2022 External
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2022 External
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 22 May 2022