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Area/Catalogue
NASC 1011

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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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
167821

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Unit Value
18

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To train the student to carry out a research project in a laboratory or field environment, to practice the skills the student has developed in the Honours Project 1 and Research Theory and Practice courses. The course aims to provide an intensive research experience, including preparation of experiments, data collection, data analysis, interpretation of results in the context of current scientific literature, presentation of a final seminar, and preparation of an Honours Thesis that describes the project work the student has carried out over the whole year.

Course content

This course is intended to provide an introduction to research project, research the scientific literature to understand and be able to describe to others the background and current state of knowledge in the area of research project, and establish a research plan, and commence research work on the project.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NASC 4005 Honours Research Project 1
ENGG 4005 Research Theory and Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Directed Study N/A x 13 weeks
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
Seminar N/A 15% N/A
Supervisor's assessment of student's performance in the research project N/A 5% N/A
Research Report (Hons Thesis) 20,000 80% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Seminar N/A 15% N/A
Supervisor's assessment of student's performance in the research project N/A 5% N/A
Research Report (Hons Thesis) 20,000 80% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.500
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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
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* 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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