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 topic on authentic research or design activity in a laboratory or field setting in STEM. Students will be expected to present their project results via an oral presentation and a report for an intended audience of academics.
This Research and Design Experience - Advanced unit consists of 6 to 8 weeks (ca. 300 hours) of project activity, or equivalent.
|Unit name||Research and Design Experience - Advanced|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
College Office - CSE
|Discipline||College Office - CSE|
Mark Hovenden (Biological Sciences)
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||26/10/2020||18/11/2020||21/12/2020||14/2/2021|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
1. Independently design a research or design project in STEM in response to a problem or opportunity in society
2. Select and Implement an appropriate research or design method for a project to be performed under minimal academic supervision
3. Complete a research or design project through working effectively, responsibly, safely and ethically in an individual or team context
4. Collect, record, interpret and draw conclusions from a research or design project in STEM, and propose further work where necessary
5. Communicate research findings to an academic audience as an oral presentation and a written report
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $2,381.00||2020: $5,566.00||019999|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Completion of 100 credit points in a Bachelor Degree
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 and justify a research or design project, 20%;
AT2 - Undertake a research or design project, 40%;
AT3 – Communicate a research or design project as an oral presentation and report, 40%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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