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Research Project in Applied Science (9632.1)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Science


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  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166079) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166050) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165837) - View
  • Summer Semester, 2016/17, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (169339) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (150644) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (152532) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140964) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (141254) - View

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Students may fulfil the requirements of this unit by conducting an approved research project under the supervision of an academic member of the University of Canberra or an approved professional institution like CSIRO. On completion of the unit, students will be able to conduct a research project and report its outcomes in both written and verbal form consistent with the standards of their chosen discipline.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will have:

1. Developed advanced skills for undertaking scientific research;

2. Developed an advanced understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of designing and executing a scientific research project;

3. Obtained experience in liaising with agencies and individuals associated with the research project;

4. Presented an advanced level scientific report of their research both written and orally; and

5. Negotiated a research proposal with their supervisor which includes explicit detail on when assessment items are due, assessment criteria and marking schema.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Timetable set by student and supervisor as per project proposal.


An above average academic record, and permission of the unit convener based on agreement by a staff member to supervise the research and a full statement of objective(s) and an outline of the study to be undertaken.



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

3238 Research Project in Applied Science (3).

Equivalent Units

3238 Research Project in Applied Science (3).

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