Forensic Research 2 PG (9439.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Online
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Science And Technology|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Academic Program Area - Science||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify a novel and relevant forensic research question to investigate;
2. Plan and implement a forensic research study using methods, skills and tools learned and developed in the prerequisite unit;
3. Apply appropriate statistical methods to analyse experimental datasets and interpret results in the context of current literature;
4. Apply critical and lateral thinking skills to independent forensic research;
5. Effectively communicate and transfer forensic research knowledge using skills developed for report writing and presentation; and
6. Independently and confidently execute original forensic research, with understanding and respect for management and research responsibilities.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesForensic Research 1 G, 9438.
Assumed knowledgeKnowledge of research methodology as per the learning outcomes of the prerequisite unit.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Trimester 3||15 August 2022||Online||Dr Jurian Hoogewerff|
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Approval of extenuating circumstances will be dependent upon the production of supporting documentation and at the discretion of the unit convener.
All assessment to be submitted via the University of Florida e-Learning platform (Canvas).
Special assessment requirements
To pass this unit you will need to:
- Achieve an aggregate mark of 50 %
- Achieve a mark of at least 30 out of 60 for Assessment 3 (Forensic Research Project Final Paper)
The final mark for this subject will be calculated by an accumulation of marks from each assessment item.
As a result, you should apportion your time commitments as follows:
Discussion forum: 5 % x 150 hours = 7.5 hours
Assessment 1: 20 % x 150 hours = 30 hours
Assessment 2: 15 % x 150 hours = 22.5 hours
Assessment 3: 60 % x 150 hours = 90 hours
Your participation in both class and online activities will enhance your understanding of the unit content and therefore the quality of your assessment responses. Lack of participation may result in your inability to satisfactorily pass assessment items.
Required IT skills
This unit requires use of word processing, spreadsheets and web browsing.
Work placement, internships or practicums
Not applicable to this unit.
This unit involves research-led education and/or work-integrated learning. There are active researchers delivering this unit who are able to engage students in deep and active learning and transmit to students their passion for the research they are carrying out.