This course develops a student's skills and competencies in developing and communicating research findings in a written form. The course is conducted under the direct supervision of an academic staff member who is the student's honours research supervisor. The course operates in conjunction with SRMT4130 which is largely concerned with data collection and analysis and other forms of scientific communication. SRMT4140 involves discussion of research findings, their reconciliation with existing literatures and the development of written texts which form drafts of chapters for the student's honours research thesis. The course includes submission of a completed thesis.
Availability2018 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2018
- Semester 2 - 2018
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate advanced competency in developing and communicating research findings in a 100 page thesis.
2. Demonstrate advanced competency in developing and communicating research findings in a 100 page thesis.
3. Demonstrate their capacity to communicate research findings involving very high analytical levels.
4. Demonstrate their capacity to communicate research findings that positions conclusions within a student's overall field of enquiry.
5. Deonstrate the research skills necessary to undertake higher-level and post-graduate research and writing.
Supervision of students in:
- Structuring a thesis text to communicate logically the outcomes of a student's research project
- Developing logical and coherent arguments and conclusions within a text that are adequately supported by appropriate evidence
- Use of techniques involving selection of multiple drafting, editing and use of appropriate analytical language to communicate findings to an academic audience
- Engagement in processes of relating specific findings to the overall concerns of food and nutritional studies
- Encouragement and support of students to achieve a high level of analytical competence and strongest opportunity to pursue further research and study
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Ourimbah) program.
Completion of SRMT4110 and SRMT4120
Thesis: Research Thesis
Presentation: Viva and final honours seminar
Face to Face On Campus 14 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term
Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term