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ECI499 - Independent Project

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

This unit will also be offered in Trimester 1 from 2017

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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