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ESE499 - Independent Project

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: (D351 students) Cloud (Online), last T1 offering 2015.

Trimester 2: (E330 and E420 students) Cloud (Online)

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



Must be enrolled in course E420, E330 or D351

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit involves students undertaking supervised individual or small group projects 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 and approved by the staff member appointed to supervise the project. The project involves posing important questions, conducting a relevant literature review, investigating and reporting finding. It is expected that students will develop a deeper understanding of the literature, research findings and online publications and resources in their chosen area. The format of the final presentation is a matter for joint discussion and agreement between the student and the supervisor. Content specific for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Early childhood Education E420. This unit is offered to fourth year Early Childhood students in Trimester 2 only.


A final report or other form of submission, as negotiated (100%, equivalent to 3000-4000 words per individual The word count for group submissions will be decided by the Unit Chair in negotiation with the Supervisor)

Note: The unit description and details regarding assessable work is available to students enrolled in this unit at

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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