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SRR311 - Built Environment Research Project

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Study Tour*, Waterfront (Geelong)*

Trimester 2: Study Tour*, Waterfront (Geelong)

Trimester 3: Study Tour*, Waterfront (Geelong)

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

Susan Ang


Must have completed 8 credit points of study


This unit is restricted to students enrolled in S342, S346, S304 or S449

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: Students are expected to attend an introductory meeting with the Unit Chair and regular meetings with their supervisor.

Study Tour: Introductory class, pre and post departure briefings and learning experiences via CloudDeakin. 10-12 day intensive overseas design seminar and intercultural immersion experiences.


* Enrolment requires Unit Chair approval.  Students who plan to undertake this unit as part of an overseas study tour must gain prior approval for enrolment into this unit from the Academic Leader of the Study Tour. Students are required to fund their own travel and accommodation costs and activities undertaken as part of the overseas travel component. 


In consultation with an appointed supervisor, students will be required to undertake activities including defining a research topic or project that examines a topic in the built environment.  The tasks may involve planning a research program; delineation of a design process; undertaking a project as part of an overseas study tour; collecting and analysing data appropriate to the research topic or project; and documenting and or expressing the results of the research in a range of suitable assessable media. The specific research or project topic and the details of the research or project are to be determined in consultation with the appointed supervisor.


Depending upon the nature of the topic/project, and the choice made by the student subject to application to the Unit Chair and Course Director, the assessment will be based upon a Research Journal (40%) and a Research Report (60%), or a Progressive Folio (40%), an Exhibition (40%) and a Jury Oral Presentation (20%).

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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