Courses & Units

Dissertation Part A JND703

Launceston

Introduction

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a short research project typically using available data and information under the supervision of at least one staff member from the AMC. Students will be expected to demonstrate:

*   extensive, detailed and critical knowledge and understanding of a specialist topic informed by           research undertaken as part of the dissertation;

*   originality or creativity in the application of knowledge and understanding;

*   ability to investigate complex problems that might involve incomplete or contradictory data and          information and develop a range of alternative solutions;

*   application a range of standard research instruments and techniques of enquiry;

*   the development of coherent and sustained arguments that lead to logical conclusions

Summary

Unit name Dissertation Part A
Unit code JND703
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Teaching staff

Reza Emad

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,409.00 090100

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

JNB508

Teaching

Assessment

The progress and outcomes of the project are assessed in the form of written reviews, a study proposal and a short dissertation.

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Textbooks

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