Courses & Units

Spatial Research Project KGG355

Hobart

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Introduction

The aim of the Spatial Research Project is to allow students to undertake supervised project work in a field of their own choice within the broad discipline area of spatial science. The unit provides the opportunity to advance students' knowledge in a specific field of interest, bringing together skills obtained in other spatial science units. At the end of the project, students will have gained skills in some or all of the following: project design and justification, undertaking a literature review, posing research questions and setting research aims and objectives, undertaking data collection and analysis, managing data and presenting a project thesis using scientific report writing and presentation techniques.

Summary

Unit name Spatial Research Project
Unit code KGG355
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Land & Food
Discipline Geography and Spatial Science
Coordinator

Dr Christopher Watson

Teaching staff

Dr J Aryal, Dr J Osborn, Dr A Lucieer

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

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: $2,525.00 031101

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

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Approx 90 hrs supervised project work

Assessment

Project reports: contract (0%) - mandatory submission, outline (5%), intermediate report (15%), oral presentation (10%), 5000 - 7500 word final report (70%)

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Textbooks

Required

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

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