ENVT5012 Research Project in Environmental Science Part 2
- 6 points
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- The unit requires students to define a project and develop research questions or hypotheses, set objectives and aims, plan and execute the research, interpret the results and present those results in oral and written forms. The final output of the research project is a research dissertation similar in content and context to a peer reviewed research article in an academic journal.
- Students are able to (1) identify gaps in knowledge relevant to a predefined field of inquiry; (2) assess the relevant literature; (3) write a research proposal ; (4) collect relevant data involving primary and secondary sources as appropriate; (5) analyse data using quantitative and/or qualitative analysis as appropriate; (6) verbally communicate preliminary research findings; and (7) apply academic journal and discipline conventions in written outputs.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: continuing assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Matthew Hipsey
- Unit rules
- ENVT5011 Research Project in Environmental Science Part 1
- GEOG5012 Master's Research Project in Geography, Environment and Planning Part 2
- Contact hours
- Supervision sessions with one or two supervisors over two semesters; independent research and study. Students are guided in this process through an induction program starting the week before semester.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.