This unit is only available as part of the Bachelor of Philosophy (X3P).
This unit provides students with an opportunity to be engaged in a negotiated topic on an authentic research or design activity in a laboratory or field setting in STEM. Project results will be presented as an oral presentation to a scientific audience.
This Research and Design Experience - Intermediate unit consists of 6 to 8 weeks (ca. 300 hours) of research, design, or equivalent.
|Unit name||Research and Design Experience - Intermediate|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Mark Hovenden (Biological Sciences)
|Available as student elective?||No|
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1. Design a STEM research or design project in response to a negotiated problem or opportunity in society
2. Select and Implement an appropriate research or design method for a project to be performed under academic supervision
3. Complete a research or design project through working effectively, responsibly, safely and ethically in an individual or team context
4. Collect, accurately record, interpret and draw conclusions from scientific data
5. Communicate research or design project results to an academic audience via an oral presentation
Completion of 100 credit points in a Bachelor Degree
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
The unit consists of 6 to 8 weeks (ca. 300 hours) project activity, or equivalent.
Tuition pattern will be discussed by the unit coordinator with students, as it will vary with the duration of the study period in which the unit is undertaken.
AT1 – Plan a STEM research or design project, 20%;
AT2 - Undertake a research or design project under academic supervision, 60%;
AT3 - Communicate a research or design project as an oral presentation to an academic audience, 20%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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