Courses & Units

Honours Project B KGA462

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Introduction

This unit provides opportunities for students enrolled in an Honours program in the School of Geography, Planning and Spatial Sciences to undertake a series of activities related to (but not replicating) their dissertation topic, with such activities being negotiated and documented with the staff member/s concerned and approved by the Honours Co-ordinator.

Summary

Unit name Honours Project B
Unit code KGA462
Credit points 12.5
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
Level Honours

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online 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 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Design and implement a research project or task relevant to a specific sub-discipline that addresses a broad aim and specific objectives.
  • Adapt research methodologies based on information gained from relevant literature and/or consultation with experts.
  • Evaluate relevant collated information and data to address the project aim and objectives.
  • Apply task-specific skills aligned with the context of previous work and/or industry standards, specifications or foci
  • Document and communicate the research outcomes utilising task-specific conventions
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,922.00

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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Requisites

Concurrent Prerequisites

Unit may be taken concurrently with KGA461; or any of the honours thesis units KGA436, KGA437 and/or KGA438.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit features self-directed and supervisor-directed learning. Students must attend at least one 30-minute candidate-supervisor meeting per fortnight, and weekly GPSS and/or Honours seminars across the semester.

AssessmentLogbook (30%)|Project (50%)|Concluding Seminar (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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