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ECI499 - Independent Project

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Commences 2016

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Off Shore

Trimester 2: Off Shore

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:B Yim



Students must be enrolled in course E331

Incompatible with: ESE499
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

This unit is predominantly conducted via cloud (online), however there may be a few scheduled times when students are required to attend at the nominated campus to fulfil the Unit's requirements as specified by the Unit Chair.


This unit involves students undertaking an individual project in an area relevant to their course and profession. The study is available only to students who have already demonstrated their academic competence in one or more units offered by the Faculty. The specific topic must be negotiated with staff member appointed to supervise the project.

The project involves posing important question(s), investigating these by conducting a review of relevant literature in the field, answering the research question(s), and then reporting and sharing the findings. It is expected that students will further develop their independent research skills whilst gaining a deeper understanding of recent research, literature and resources in their chosen area with consideration of their application to practice.


Task 1. Research Plan, 20%, 800 words

Task 2. Literature review, 40%, 1600 words

Task 3. Final presentation, 40%, 1600 words

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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