In this unit you will be guided, through the supervisory process, to conduct research that is of theoretical and practical significance value to maritime industry. Once the research problem has been selected, a supervisor will be assigned to you to assist you ensure that the problem is clearly defined, the appropriate research methods and techniques are used and the expected research outcomes are produced within an established timeframe. It is very important for you to keep up with the research schedule and manage your time wisely so that the dissertation can be submitted on time and be of good quality.
|Unit name||Dissertation Part B|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Coordinator||Doctor Gholam Reza (Reza) Emad|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- develop a high-quality research proposal relevant to the maritime industry
- critically review the literature and develop a conceptual framework for the research project
- apply research principles and techniques to data collection and analysis
- present research findings and discuss research implications for policy and maritime industry practice
- structure and write up the dissertation effectively, thinking critically and writing with accuracy and style; and manage a research project effectively.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Report (10%)|Examination - oral/viva voce (10%)|Thesis (80%)|
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