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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit, you will be provided the opportunity to employ skills developed across a range of University Preparation Units to complete a guided research project. Using techniques in research, analysis, problem-solving, reflection, and academic communication, you will investigate a topic of your choosing, undertake academic investigation of the key issues or challenges involved and, finally, produce an evidence-based analysis and argument expressing your perspective. The research and writing skills developed and practiced in this unit apply to a diverse range of disciplinary environments.

Summary 2021

Unit name UPP Project B
Unit code UPP018
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Pre-Degree

Dominic Lennard

Teaching staff

Dominic Lennard, Mike Harris

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

1. Articulate a perspective supported by a variety of sources

2. Reflect on the research process

3. Follow academic standards of writing and presentation

4. Develop and deliver a brief presentation for your peers that effectively outlines your topic and informed perspective on that topic



Teaching Pattern

On Campus students: 2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop

Off Campus students: 2 hour weekly online workshop (optional)


AT1: Research question/ proposal (20%)

AT2: Literature Research Task (30%)

AT3: Research Report and Reflection

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