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This unit is taken over one full year with JEE418.

This unit can only be undertaken once students have completed all year 3 units or with permission from Course Coordinator. Students must also have been enrolled in JEE418.


This unit is an individual research project conducted over two semesters in the final year of the course. The student conducts a research project in a relevant topic of their choice, and produces a high quality written report on this work, which is then presented to their peers and independent external assessors.

Summary 2021

Unit name Research Project (Part:2/2)
Unit code JEE419
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Professor Shuhong Chai

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



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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Apply original thinking and develop a research plan to an open ended problem.

ILO 2 Develop and research a solution to the given problem by using an experiment, and/or a computer program/simulation, and/or any other methodology approved by the supervisor.

ILO 3 Summarise and document the problem, the applied methodology and the conclusions obtained from the developed research plan to professional written and oral standards.

ILO 4 Explain, discuss and defend the investigation process and outcome of the Research Project to a group of peers with an oral presentation.



  • Students must pass JEE418 Research Project (Part: 1/2) to be eligible to enrol in JEE419 Research Project (Part: 2/2)
  • Years 1-3




Teaching Pattern

There are no formal class times scheduled for this unit, but students will be expected to consult frequently with their project supervisor at times mutually agreed.


Final submission 90%, Oral presentation 10%

This unit will be assessed in conjunction with JEE418.

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