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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5034

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
100521

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Unit Value
9

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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
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To provide the graduate student with the opportunity to undertake an applied research project and to prepare a master thesis.

Course content

Design, planning and scheduling of a project in the area of chosen specialisation; literature review; project methodology; research proposal; significant progress in carrying out the selected project. At least 300 hours of student effort will be required to complete the project and thesis.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ENGG 5020 Masters Research Theory and Practice

Students are required to have successfully completed at least 18 units in the program before enrolling in MFET 5034 Master Thesis.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Directed Study 4.5 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 4 hours x 3 days
Directed Study (Invidual Feedback Session) 30 mins x 2 sessions
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A 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
Research proposal 1500 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment 100 words 10% weekly
Report 15000 - 18000 words 70% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 3000 words 20% N/A
Presentation N/A 10% 20 minutes
Report 10000 - 13000 words 70% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Research proposal 1500 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment 100 words 10% weekly
Report 15000 - 18000 words 70% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
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 university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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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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