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SLE226 - Environmental Team Based Research

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

John White


SLE103 and one of SLE101 or SLE132



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester, 4 day field trip to the Grampians.


Students will be required to meet their own expenses while on a 4 day field study trip.


The design of experiments, analysis of environmental data and working effectively in a team based situation are critical skills required by all environmental scientists. This unit is devised to step students through the process of environmental research from initial project conception through to presenting the findings of research in a professional format. This unit comprises a series of classes and practicals aimed at developing skills in experimental design, data analysis (using statistical software) and data presentation. A major component of this unit involves students working in a team to design, conduct and report on their own environmental research project.   This unit aims to develop strong analytical skills, research skills, communication skills and team work skills.


Practical work 15%, data analysis assignment 20%, data analysis test 30%, group research poster 25%, teamwork evaluation 10%

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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