This unit is the first of three honours units that is related to the construction of your major research work. In this unit you will work with your supervisor and the honours coordinator to propose your research activities as part of a written plan. Upon endorsement of this plan you will commence your honours research work. At the end of semester you and your supervisor will reflect on your progress to date in a candidate and supervisor progress report.
|Unit name||Honours Thesis Part A|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences|
|Coordinator||Doctor Melinda McHenry|
|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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- Apply knowledge of a research discipline to a new scenario.
- Design methodology required to answer a research question.
- Synthesise research literature.
- Comply with regulatory frameworks and professional ethics.
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Weekly group meetings and seminars with the KGA honours cohort. Independent project work (including regular checkins with supervisor.
|Assessment||Project Proposal (75%)|Short Report (25%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
There are no prescribed readings for honours.
Candidates should discuss any recommended or suggested readings with their supervisor(s).
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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