Courses & Units

Grant Writing For Scientific Research KLA708

Hobart

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Note:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in Graduate Certificate of Research (X5A).

Introduction

Obtaining project funding is critical for a successful career in research. In this unit, postgraduate research  students will gain an insight into the research funding environment in Australia. The unit will offer students the essential skills needed to develop a funding application in an important area of research.

Different types of grants (including fellowships and research project schemes offered by government and industry) will be discussed and the process of preparing an application will be practiced in several steps. Skills will be developed in identifying relevant research topics, appropriate funding bodies and developing project budgets. The major assessment will allow those skills to be practiced through development of a research proposal.

Summary

Unit name Grant Writing For Scientific Research
Unit code KLA708
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Land & Food
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Dr Karen Barry

Teaching staff

Other staff from the School of Land and Food, Faculty of SET and the Office of Research.

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (extended) On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic 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
Spring school (extended) 29/10/2018 21/11/2018 24/12/2018 17/2/2019

* 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 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
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 100705

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Semester 5 (Spring), 2.5 days intensive sessions.

Assessment

Assessments including: two preliminary assessments (40%) grant proposal (60%)

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Textbooks

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