Courses & Units

Environmental Research Project KGA300

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

Enrolment depends on availability of a suitable project, supervisor and resources. Students are advised to consult with the unit coordinator before enrolling.

This unit is classed as a restricted unit which means that unit co-ordinator approval must be obtained.

Introduction

This unit comprises a one-semester geographical or environmental research project. It provides students with research experience in a study topic or area of their own choosing. Project design, data collection, data management and research presentation skills will be developed. The unit will involve an average of 10 hours per week, planning and completing an individual research project, closely supervised by a staff member of the Discipline of Geography and Spatial Science. Students do not need to have well developed ideas before beginning discussions. Students can undertake this unit in either semester, but it must be completed within that semester. The unit provides an insight to advanced students of the expectations and benefits of Honours research.

Summary

Unit name Environmental Research Project
Unit code KGA300
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Land & Food
Discipline Geography and Spatial Science
Coordinator

Dr J Ellison

Teaching staff

Dr J Ellison and academic staff from the Geography and Spatial Science Discipline

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,512.00 050999

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

Two units from second or third year KGA, one of which must be at distinction or high distinction level.

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Approximately 130 hours of supervised research

Assessment

major paper (85%), research journal (15%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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