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Area/Catalogue
EEET 5004

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013084

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To equip students with the perspectives, knowledge and skills to enable the recognition, planning, design and execution of research in the wide range of forms relevant for engineering and technology investigations and developments.

Course content

The course provides a comprehensive multi-methodological approach to research spanning philosophical perspectives of research; diverse research methods and practical matters of doing research. Topics include: Philosophical perspectives of research; qualitative and quantitative research methods including many specific methods of each class; literature reviews, ethics and ethics approval, intellectual property protection and patent searching.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have completed 63 units of study prior to enrolling in this course.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Tutorial (weekly tutorial supported by online learning material) 2.5 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 500 words 10% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 25% N/A
Assignment 3000 words 65% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Assignment 500 words 10% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 25% N/A
Assignment 3000 words 65% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Assignment 500 words 10% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 25% N/A
Assignment 3000 words 65% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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