Courses & Units

Research Methods JNB508

Launceston

Introduction

This unit aims to provide a thorough understanding and appreciation of the nature and processes of research. It is specifically designed to help those students engaged in research for the first time. This unit will help develop skills as a researcher by addressing just what research is, and what is involved in the detail of the research process. Students will gain an understanding of issues which underlie the practice of research by studying conceptual frameworks of different researchers, by analysis of completed research studies, and by application of what they learn through their own research study.

Summary

Unit name Research Methods
Unit code JNB508
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Dr Bill Du

Teaching staff

Dr Bill Du

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010103 $493.0 $493.0 not applicable $2,402.0

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: One 2 to 3 hour workshop per week depending on number of students enrolled.

Distance: Study guide and readings.

Assessment

On-campus: Coursework 100%   No Examination

Distance: Coursework 100%   No Examination

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Textbooks

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