This course provides third year students with direct experience in conducting an independent research project. Research projects will involve aspects of study design, sample and/or data collection and statistical analysis, interpretation and completion of written reports. This course will require presentations (seminars, poster and reports). To participate in this course, students must find an academic supervisor for a research project.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
- Semester 2 - 2017
This course replaces the following course(s): MARI3400. Students who have successfully completed MARI3400 are not eligible to enrol in ENVS3400.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Experience in independent research project, including, literature review, project design, data collection and analysis, and interpretation,
2. Developed efficiency in time-management and goal-setting,
3. Developed skills in critical thinking and problem solving,
4. Enhanced skills in oral communication (content and presentation) and,
5. Developed appropriate report writing skills.
The content of ENVS3400 is largely the conduct of an independent research project, with the assessment of the oral and written presentation of the research activity. Support and training for students undertaking a research project will be via tutorials, workshops and consultations.
All students are expected to be highly self-motivated, proactive and maintain regular contact with their academic supervisor for project consultation and assistance.
This course replaces MARI3400. If you have successfully completed MARI3400 you cannot enrol in this course.
At least four 2000 and/or 3000 level MARI, SRMT or ENVS courses.
Proposal / Plan: Research Proposal
Exhibition / Poster: Poster
Report: Final Report
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Tutorial: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory safety induction.
Callaghan and Ourimbah
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorials may include workshops or consultation times.